Sir William Muir Scotland India

Biography of Sir William Muir

Graduate Record for Sir William Muir

Forename: William
Surname: Muir
Degree Information: LLD (1866)
Countries of Association: India

Further information from the University records:

Addison 1727-1897 reads: Entered B.C.S. 1837, and became, inter alia, Secretary to Governor of N.W. Provinces; Member of Agra Revenue Board and of Supreme Legislative Council and Foreign Secretary and Member of Council of Governor-General of India; Lieutenant-Governor of N.W. Provinces, 1868-74; Financial Minister to Government of India, 1874-76; Member of Council of Secretary of State for India, 1876-85; Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Edinburgh University since 1885; born 1819; K.C.S.I. 1867; D.C.L. Oxon. 1882; LL.D. Edinburgh 1884.

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Sir William Muir
GU Degree: LLD, 1866;
University Link: LLD (1866) Graduate
Record last updated: 27th Aug 2013

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Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Edinburgh
Place of Death

India India

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