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INDIAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY, 1915
Lunatic Asylums, and ]\laternit\' and Medical Stores, 1S94 ; Oflig Civil Surgeon, Chickmaglur,iS'.)G; Assistant Surgoen, Eyelnlirnuiry, 1897 ; travelled through India for collecting statsticson the eyesight of school children, 1901 ; Person- al Assistant to Senior Surgoen and Government Oculist, 1906. Ad- dress: Bangalore city, ]\Iysore Pro- vince, India.
lyenger, Hon : K. Rama, B. A.,
B. L., Valdl, Madura; B. A., 1S92 ; B. L., 1890 ; began his practice at Madura ; enrolled himself as a Vakil of the High Court, 1901 ; is a ]\Iember, Madras Legislative Council, representing the districts of Trichinopoly, Madura and Tinnevelly. Address: IM a d u r a, Madras Presidency, India.
Iyengar, K. R. Srinivas, M. A.,
Mysore ; b, 1871 ; Passed B.A., 1890 ; M.A., 1S93; entered Mysore Service, 1892 ; Is now Secretary to the Government of IMysore, Gene- ral and Rev. Departments ; has the power of a District ]\Iagistrate. Address : Bangalore, ]\l3'sore Pro- vince, India.
Izat, Alexander, M.I.C.E., I.C.E., (ISUiS), Director of Bengal and North Western Railway Comp- any ; b. 184:4 ; s. of A. Izat, of Dollar, Scotland ; vi, Margaret Deward, d. of James Reiinie, 1873 ; joined service in the Indian P. W. D. as Assistant-Engineer, Hyderabad, 1863; transferred to Railway Branch, 1870 ; served in various parts of India and was instrumental in initiating a n d carrying out many metre-gauge extensions ; services lent to Bengal and North- Western Railway as Agent and CAnel Engineer, 1883 ; Director, Roliilkand andlvumayun Railway, 1883-1904; also Deloi, Umballa, Kalka and Simla Rail-
��ways ; joined Board of Directors, 190-2, retired, 1904. Address : Springfield, Dollar, N.B.
lyyan Pillai, K., B.A., DewanPiesh-
k;ir, Kotfcayam, Travancore State. Address : Kotiayani, Travancore, S. India.
��Jackson, Abraham Valentine Wil- liams ; L.H.D., LIj.D: b, in New York City, U. S. A, 1862°; s, of David S. Jackson, merchant; ediic: at Columbia University, N. Y., iind at Halle in Germany ; Professor of Indo-Iranian langua- ges, Columbia University ; his special field of research as a scho- lar is the sacred literature of the Zoroastriau religion ; visited India and Ceylon, 1901 ; travelled in Persia and Central Asia for purpo- ses of archfeological research especially of Zoroastrianism, 1903; collated part of the Persian inscription of King Darius on the Behistun rock .-Director, American Oriental Society ; Hon. member of Society for making researches into Zoroastrian Religion, Bom- bay, (1899) ; twice delegated by the U.S. Government to International Congresses of Orientalists. Publi- cations : A hymn of Zoroaster, Avcsta Grammar in comparison with Sanskrit; Avesta Reader ; Persia, Past and Present ; Trans- caspian and Turkistan; & a num- ber of articles contributed to journals and Encyclopiedias. Address : New York, U.S.A.
Jacob, Edward Fountaine. C. I. E,
(IM'.)S), A. M. I. C. E., Manager (retired), Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway ; s. of late Richard D. Jacob of Stoke, Ncwington ; b, 1852; edjic: Cooper's Hill College, London ; joined service in the P W. D. 1870 ; transferred to Rail-