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Robert Burnham Renwick

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Robert Burnham Renwick, Chairman of the County of London Electric Supply Co

Sir Robert Renwick K.B.E.

1904 Born in London, son of Harry Benedetto Renwick

Educated at Eton; Trinity College, Oxford.

Partner in a firm of Stockbrokers.

Chairman of London Electric Supply Co. and its associated Companies.

1939 Director of public utility companies (electricity)[1]

WWII Controller of Communications, Air Ministry, 1942-45; Controller of Communications Equipment, Ministry of Aircraft Production, 1942-45.

Director, Lodge Plugs Ltd.

1973 Died in Marylebone[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1939 register
  2. BMD