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INDIAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONAUY, 1915.
1870; 2nd, 1909, Violet Lavinia, d. of Rev. R. Andrews, 1909; educ : Uppingham ; Downing Coll, ■ Cambridge ; joined I.CS , 1869 ; served N.W. Prov. as Assistant Magistrate and Collector ; Assist- ant Settlement OflRcer Banda, 1873; Officiating Asstst. Sec. to Govt. 1876-77 ; Under Sec. Home Dept. 1877 to 1886; Sec, Public Services Coinmission, 1886-88: Sec. to Chief Comm. Assam, 1890; retired, 1894. Publication : Trans- lation of Russia and England in Central Asia. Address : cindia •Office, J jondon. Club: East India United Service.
��European baristfers ; appointed Judge of the High Court of Bom- bay, 190S. Offg. Chief Justice, 1914. Address : Bombay, India.
Davar Sivaksh Cowasji, Khan Bahadur, Government Pleader and Public Pro-secutor, Poona ; b. 1809; ediic ; in the Decca College, Poona ,• rendered valuable services in con- nection with plague and famine; for some time Government Pleader and Public Prosecutor. Ahme- dnagar ; Special Crown Pro.sccutor in the Nasik Conspiracy case, 1909- 10. Address: 16, Civil Lines, Poona, India.
��Daulatsinhji Jasvatsinhiji, Thakur Sahib ; h. 1868 : Succeeded, 1908 ; at one time Commandant of the Imperial Service Troops, Navv- anagar State ; represented India at the opening of the Common- wealth Parliament of Australia by H.R.H. the Duke of York (Now King-Emperor) ; made education entirely free in his estate ; restored the large trade in cotton which had fallen into decay in his estate; •• inaugurated a number of indus- trial concerns in it. Address : Limbdi Town, Kathiawar, Bombay Presidency.
��Davar, Hon'ble Sir D i n s h a w Dhanjibhai, K. T. (1912) Judge, High Court, Bombay ; b. 1886; Educ; Proprietory High School, andtheElphinstone College, Bom- bay; proceeded to England and joined the .Middle Temple, 1877 ; called to Bar at the Trinity Term, 1880 : admitted as Advocate, Bom- hay High Court, the same year; was a particularly clever Cross-exami'- n-er in Criminal cases ,• Junior Coiiusel to Sir G . Evans in the great partition case known as the '■jMoolji Jehta Case" ; fought for the equality of Indian and
��Davar, S.R., Bar-at-Law, Principal, i Davar's College of Commerce, Law, Banking and Econo-mics of Bombay : qualified himself for Commercial Examinations in Europe ; returned to India and started his College in Bombay,- Member of the Text-Book Commit- tee of the Government of India ; called to the English Bar, i909. Address : Bombay, India.
��David. Sir Sassoon Jacob, Kt.
(1905), founder and head of th» firm of Sassoon J. David & Co. Bombay ; s. of J. David, a pro- minent" INIember of the Jewish Community of Bombay ; b. 1849 ,- edicc, at Bombay ; m. Hannah, d^ of the late E. David Sassoon; joined the firm of E. D. Sassoon & Co., doing business in China; became partner and eventually the head of the firm ; started another firm of his own and became agent of the David and Standard INIills ;; Chairman, Mill owners' Associa- tion, 1904-5; Sheriff of Bombay, 1905 ; Addl. Member, Imperial Legislative Council, 1910 ; togk prominent part in founding , tlie- Bombay Museum; Honorary