Thomas Renfrew

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Thomas Renfrew, CBE (18 June 1901 – 17 January 1975) was HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland from 1957 [1] to 1966. [2]

Renfrew was educated at Eastbank Academy and the University of Glasgow. He joined the City of Glasgow Police in 1919; and transferred to Lanarkshire rising to be Chief Constable between 1945 and 1957. [3]


  1. News in Brief. The Times (London, England), Thursday, 7 Nov 1957; pg. 6; Issue 53992
  2. London Gazette
  3. ‘RENFREW, Thomas’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2016; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, April 2014 accessed 23 May 2016
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