INDIAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY, 1915.
1870; 2nd, 1909, Violet Lavinia, d. of Rev. R. Andrews, 1909; educ: Uppingham; Downing Coll, Cambridge; joined I.C..S., 1869; served N.W. Prov. as Assistant Magistrate and Collector; Assistant Settlement Officer 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: Translation of Russia and England in Central Asia. Address: c/o India Office, London. Club: East India United Service.
Daulatsinhji Jasvatsinhiji, Thakur Sahib; b. 1868: Succeeded, 1908; at one time Commandant of the Imperial Service Troops, Nawanagar State; represented India at the opening of the Commonwealth 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 industrial concerns in it. Address: Limbdi Town, Kathiawar, Bombay Presidency.
Davar, Hon’ble Sir Dinshaw Dhanjibhai, K.T. (1912) Judge, High Court, Bombay; b. 1886; Educ; Proprietory High School, and the Elphinstone College, Bombay; proceeded to England and joined the Middle Temple, 1877; called to Bar at the Trinity Term, 1880: admitted as Advocate, Bombay High Court, the same year; was a particularly clever Cross-examiner in Criminal cases, Junior Counsel to Sir G. Evans in the great partition case known as the “MooljiCase”; fought for the equality of Indian and European ; appointed Judge of the High Court of Bombay, 1908. Offg. Chief Justice, 1914. Address: Bombay, India.
Davar Sivaksh Gowasji, Khan Bahadur, Government Pleader and Public Prosecutor, Poona; b. 1809; educ; in the Decca College, Poona , rendered valuable services in connection with plague and famine; for some time Government Pleader and Public Prosecutor. Ahmednagar; Special Crown Prosecutor in the Nasik Conspiracy case, 1909-10. Address: 16, Civil Lines, Poona, India.
Davar, S. R., Bar-at-Law, Principal, Davar’s College of Commerce, Law, Banking and Economics of Bombay: qualified himself for Commercial Examinations in Europe; returned to India and started his College in Bombay, Member of the Text-Book Committee of the Government of India; called to the English Bar, 1909. Address: Bombay, India.David, Sir Sassoon Jacob, Kt. (1905), founder and head of the firm of Sassoon J. David & Co. Bombay; s. of J. David, a prominent Member 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 Mills; Chairman, Mill Owners’ Association, 1904-5; Sheriff of Bombay, 1905; Addl. Member, Imperial Legislative Council, 1910; took prominent part in founding the Bombay Museum; Honorary