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John Douglas Rennie (1888-1971), aviation designer
1888 May 10th. Born
Educated at Glasgow Academy and University.
Apprenticed at William Beardmore and Co
WWI Served in the R.N.A.S. and R.A.F.,
Held various Air Department appointments at the Admiralty and Air Ministry
Chief Technical Officer, Seaplane Experimental Station, Felixstowe
Technical Assistant, Royal Aircraft Factory, Farnborough
Chief seaplane designer to the Blackburn Aeroplane and Motor Co., Ltd.;