William Macpherson

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Sir William Macpherson of Cluny (William Alan Macpherson; born 1 April 1926)[1][2] is a retired Scottish High Court judge. He served as the 27th Hereditary Chief of the Clan Macpherson.[3][4] In the late 1990s, Macpherson led the public inquiry into the murder of Stephen Lawrence.[5]

Macpherson was born in Blairgowrie, Perth and Kinross, Scotland. He studied at Summer Fields School, a preparatory school near Oxford.[4] He later studied at Wellington College in Crowthorne and Trinity College, Oxford.[4]

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  1. Robertson, John. "William Alan MacPherson". Special Forces Roll of Honour. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
  2. Ratcliffe, Susan (2006). Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-861417-9.
  3. "Profile: Sir William Macpherson". BBC News. 24 February 1999. Retrieved 7 January 2012.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "The Honourable Sir William Macpherson of Cluny (and Blairgowrie)". Frost's Scottish Who's Who. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
  5. BBC News (5 May 2004). "Q&A: Stephen Lawrence murder". BBC News. Retrieved 9 January 2012.