Story: Compton, Eric Henry

Eric Henry Compton

Eric Henry Compton

Eric Henry Compton (right) with his wife and four of their six children in April 1953, soon after he was appointed commissioner of police.

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Graeme Dunstall. 'Compton, Eric Henry', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 January 2022)