Arthur Sherwood

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For rugby league footballer of the 1920s and '30s, see Arthur Sherwood (rugby league).

Colonel Arthur Percy Sherwood, (March 18, 1854–October 15, 1940), CMG, MVO, ADC, was the Commissioner of Police of the Dominion Police in Canada.[1] Sherwood was instrumental in the development of intelligence and security in Canada in the late 19th century through the early 20th century.[2] Sherwood served in the militia of Canada.[3]


  1. ^ Who's who in Canada, Volumes 6-7. International Press Limited. 1914. p. 526. 
  2. ^ Ross, David (1988). The Royal Canadian Mounted Police 1873-1987. Osprey Publishing. p. 48. ISBN 0-85045-834-X. 
  3. ^ Chambers, Ernest J. (1903). A regimental history of the Forty-third Regiment, active militia of Canada. Canada: E.L. Ruddy. p. 82.