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Biography of Sir William Wilson Hunter

Graduate Record for Sir William Wilson Hunter

Forename: William Wilson
Surname: Hunter
Degree Information: BA (1860) ; LLD (1869)
Countries of Association: India

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Addison 1727-1897 reads: Entered B.C.S. 1862; appointed Under Secretary to Government of India in Home Department, 1871; subsequently Director General of Statistics to Government of India and President of Indian Education Commission; additional Member of Council of Governor- General of India, 1881-87, and a Member of Indian Finance Committee, 1886; organized and directed from commencement to completion the Statistical Survey of India (1869-85) published in 126 vols., and condensed by him into The Imperial Gazetteer of India in 14 vols.; appointed Vice- Chancellor of Calcutta University, 1886; K.C.S.I.; C.I.E.; born 15th July, 1840.

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Sir William Wilson Hunter
Born 15 July 1840.
Died 7 February 1900.
GU Degrees: BA, 1860; LLD, 1869;
University Link: BA (1860) ; LLD (1869) Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: civil servants
Record last updated: 27th Aug 2013

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Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
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England England, Oxfordshire
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India India

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