INDIAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY, 1915.
Principal Commissariat Officer, 3rd Burmese War, 1885-88; won medal, two clasps, twice mentioned in despatches. Publication: Treatise on bread making for the use of the Army in India, published by order of Government. Recreations: shooting, boating, photography. Address: 11, Aberdeen Court, Maida Vale. W. Club: Junior Conservative.
Laurie, M., M.V.O., I.C.S., Commissioner, Irrawadi Division, since 1912; educ: Watson’s College, Edinburgh, etc.; joined service, 1889; Deputy Commissioner, 1901; President, Rangoon Municipality, 1904; Commissioner, Irrawadi Division, 1912. Address: Bassein, Burma.
Law, James Macdonald, C.I.E., (1910); Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Railways and Criminal Investigation Department, Burma; s. of William Trevor Law; educ: Lycée, Bordeaux; came out to Burma, 1874; joined Burma Police, 1877; served in Burma War, 1S85-86 (medal, two clasps); District Superintendent of Police; 1886; Deputy Inspector-General of Police, 1906, (received thanks of Local Government seven times, and specially mentioned and commended nineteen times in their annual reports).. Rangoon, Burma.
Lawley, Hon’ble Sir Arthur, K.C.M.G., (1901), G.C.I.E., (190G), formerly Governor of Madras; 4th s. of b. 1860; Captain, 10th Hussars,1882; served at Saukkim, 1884; Private Secretary to Duke of Westminster; accompanied Earl Grey to Rhodesia, 1896; was Administrator of Matabeleland, 1893; Governor, Western Australia, 1901-02; Lieutenant-Governor, Transvaal, 1902; advocated the importation of Chinese labour into South Africa; appointed Governor of Madras, November 1905; arrived in Madras, March 1906; assumed charge of administration from Mr. Gabriel Stokes; his administration of the Presidency is marked by two features:- (1) the large number of tours which he undertook to make hmiself personally acquainted with every detail of the administration, and (2) the passing of the Madras Estates Land Bill; an oil-painting of Sir Arthur and Lady Lawley was placed in Council Chamber, Madras, 1915; m. Annie Allan, d. Sir Edward Cunard, 2nd Baronet 1885. Address: 26, Portland Place, London, W. Clubs: Turf, Naval and Military. Baron Wenlock;
Lawrence, Lady Lord Lawrence, (d. 1879), formerly Viceroy and Governor-General of India, 1864-68. Address: 5, Egerton Place, London, S.W.Catherine; d. of late Rev. Richard Hamilton, and widow of Lawrence, Sir Walter Roper, 1st Bart. (1906), G.C.I.E. (1906), K.C.I.E. (1903), C.I.E. (1891), Member, India Council, London; 6th s. of George Lawrence, J.P. of Monmouthshire; b. in Morton Court, near Hereford, 1857; educ: Cheltenham College, and Balliol College, Oxford; was first in the Competitive Examination, 1877; entered service in Bombay, 1879; Assistant Commissioner in various places till 1880; Political Agent, 1881-84; Under-Secretary, Punjab Government, 1884-86; Under Secretary Government of India, 1887-89; officiating Secretary to