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Anderson, Sir Robert (1841–1918), spymaster, detective chief, and author

Bernard Porter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1155 words.

Anderson, Sir Robert (1841–1918), spymaster, detective chief, and author, was born on 29 May 1841 in Mountjoy Square, Dublin, the son of Matthew Anderson (1804–1888), crown solicitor,...

Barkstead, John [created Sir John Barkstead under the protectorate] (d. 1662), major-general and regicide

Christopher Durston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; British History; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 841 words.

Barkstead, John [created Sir John Barkstead under the protectorate] (d. 1662), major-general and regicide, was probably the son of Michael Barkstead, a London goldsmith, and his wife, Anne,...

Cantilupe [Cantelupe], Nicholas, third Lord Cantilupe (c. 1301–1355), soldier, administrator, and justice

Richard Partington.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 823 words.

Cantilupe [Cantelupe], Nicholas, third Lord Cantilupe (c. 1301–1355), soldier, administrator, and justice, was a son of William de Cantilupe, first Lord Cantilupe (1262–1308), and Eve...

Du Cane, Sir Edmund Frederick (1830–1903), prison administrator and army officer

Bill Forsythe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2242 words.

Du Cane, Sir Edmund Frederick (1830–1903), prison administrator and army officer, born at Colchester on 23 March 1830, was the youngest of the four sons and two daughters of Major Richard...

Henderson, Sir Edmund Yeamans Walcott (1821–1896), army officer and police officer

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1193 words.

Henderson, Sir Edmund Yeamans Walcott (1821–1896), army officer and police officer, son of Vice-Admiral George Henderson, Royal Navy, of Middle Deal, Kent, and of his wife, Frances...

Horwood, Sir William Thomas Francis (1868–1943), army officer and police administrator

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1015 words.

Horwood, Sir William Thomas Francis (1868–1943), army officer and police administrator, was born in November 1868, the youngest son of Charles Horwood of the Manor House, Broadwater,...

O'Halloran, Thomas Shuldham (1797–1870), army officer and police chief in Australia

Marc Brodie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 831 words.

O'Halloran, Thomas Shuldham (1797–1870), army officer and police chief in Australia, was born on 25 October 1797 at Berhampore, India, the second son of Major-General Sir Joseph O'Halloran...

Petrie, Sir David (1879–1961), police officer in India and head of the security service

Jason Tomes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1419 words.

Petrie, Sir David (1879–1961), police officer in India and head of the security service, was born on 9 September 1879 at Inveravon, Banffshire, the second surviving son of Thomas Petrie,...

Rowan, Sir Charles (1782?–1852), army officer and police officer

F. E. C. Gregory.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1233 words.

Rowan, Sir Charles (1782?–1852), army officer and police officer, was born in co. Antrim, the fifth son of Robert Rowan (1754–1832) of Garry, co. Antrim, and North Lodge, Carrickfergus, and...

Sillitoe, Sir Percy Joseph (1888–1962), police officer and intelligence officer

Anthony Simkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1302 words.

Sillitoe, Sir Percy Joseph (1888–1962), police officer and intelligence officer, was born at Tulse Hill, London, on 22 May 1888, the second son and second child of Joseph Henry Sillitoe,...

Steele, Samuel Benfield (1849–1919), army officer and officer of the North-West Mounted Police in Canada

Carman Miller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1759 words.

Steele, Samuel Benfield (1849–1919), army officer and officer of the North-West Mounted Police in Canada, was born in Mendonte township, Upper Canada, on 5 January 1849, the fourth son of a...

Warren, Sir Charles (1840–1927), army officer, police commissioner, and archaeologist

Keith Surridge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2492 words.

Warren, Sir Charles (1840–1927), army officer, police commissioner, and archaeologist, was born on 7 February 1840 at Fairview House, Bangor, Caernarvonshire, the second son of...

Whitmore, Sir George Stoddart (1829–1903), army officer and police officer in New Zealand

Richard S. Hill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1351 words.

Whitmore, Sir George Stoddart (1829–1903), army officer and police officer in New Zealand, was born in Malta on 30 May 1829, the son of Lieutenant (later Major) George St Vincent Whitmore...