Sir John Shaw Rennie (12 January 1917 – 12 August 2002) was a British civil servant, UNRWA's Commissioner-General from 1971 to 1977.John Rennie was born in Glasgow and educated at Hillhead High School, Glasgow University and Balliol College, Oxford. In 1951 Rennie was appointed Britain's deputy colonial secretary for Mauritius. He was the British Resident in Vanuatu from 1955 to 1962. From 1962 to 1968 he was Governor of Mauritius, overseeing Mauritius' transition to independence.

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  • Sir John Shaw Rennie (12 January 1917 – 12 August 2002) was a British civil servant, UNRWA's Commissioner-General from 1971 to 1977.John Rennie was born in Glasgow and educated at Hillhead High School, Glasgow University and Balliol College, Oxford. In 1951 Rennie was appointed Britain's deputy colonial secretary for Mauritius. He was the British Resident in Vanuatu from 1955 to 1962. From 1962 to 1968 he was Governor of Mauritius, overseeing Mauritius' transition to independence. From 1968 to 1971 Rennie was UNRWA deputy Commissioner-General under Laurence Michelmore, who persuaded then-U.N. Secretary-General U Thant to appoint Rennie as his successor. (en)
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