William Melville

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Person.png William Melville  Rdf-icon.png
(policeman, spook)
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Born25 April 1850
Sneem, County Kerry, Ireland
Died1918-02-01 (Age 67)
London
NationalityBritish
ReligionRoman Catholic
Children • Kate
• William
• Cecilia
• James Melville
ParentsJames and Catherine Melville
Spouse • Kate Reilly
• Amelia Foy

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In office
1 November 1903 - 1909
Succeeded byVernon Kell

William Melville was the head of Scotland Yard's Special Branch and later the first chief of the British Secret Service Bureau.

25 April 1850|1 February 1918|


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