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INDIAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY, 1915.

Stevenson.

tendent and Superintendent of Police; Deputy Inspector General, Madras, 1895; m. 1876; Constance Gwenf Frend, d. of late Rev. Thomas Foulkes, 1876. Address: Salem, Madras Presidency.

Stewart, Major-General George, C.B. (1887), Indian Army; b. 1839; s. of Major W. Murray Stewart, H.E.I.C.S.; educ: at St. Andrew’s; entered the Bengal Army, 1856; served in the India Mutiny, 1857-59; China War, 1860; Umbeyla Campaign and Jawaki Expedition, 1878; Afghan War, 1878-80; became Major-General, 1877; retired the same year; Colonel of Queen’s Own Corps of Guides, 1904; m. Mary, d. of J. M. Douglas, 1881. Address: Baldorran, College Road, Upper Norwood, S.E.

Stirling, George Claudias Beresford, C.I.E. (1907), Political Officer, Southern Shan States, Burma; s. of late Captain G. C. B. Stirling; entered service in the Political Department in Burma, 1888; extra Assistant Commissioner, 1899; Assistant Commissioner and Assistant Political Officer, 1896; Superintendent, N. Shan States,-1900; Superintendent and Political Officer, Southern Shan States, 1900. Address: Taunggyi, Southern Shan States, Burma. Club: East India United Service.

Stoker, Thomas, B.A., C.S.I. (1898), I.C.S., Chief Secretary to Govt, of N.W.P. (retired); s. of late Abraham Stoker; b. 1849; educ: Rathmines School, and Trinity College, Dublin; Deputy Superintendent in the service of the Maharaja of Benares, 1878; Under Secretary to Government of N.W. Provinces, 1884; Settlement Officer,1886; Commissioner of Excise and Stamps and Inspector-General of Registration, 1898; Secretary to Government, 1897; Revenue Commissioner and Chief Secretary to Government, 1898; retired, 1899. m. Enid, d. of late William Robert Bruce, 1891; Publications: A Gold Standard for India, etc. Address: 42, Egerton Crescent, S.W.

Stokes, Sir Gabriel, K.C.S.I. (1909), C.S.I. (1903), B.A.; retired Member of Council, Madras; s. of Mr. Henry Stokes of Kerry; b. 1849; educ: Kilkenney College, Armagh Roval School, and Trinity College, Dublin; B.A.,, 1871; joined the Indian Civil Service the same year; Superintendent, Census Operations, Madras, 1881; Collector and Agent, Tanjore, 1895; Secretary to Madras Government in the Revenue Department, 1896; Offg. Member of Council, Madras,. 1902; Chief Secretary to Government, Madras, till 1903; Officiated as Governor of Madras for a short period, 1906; twice married; retired, 1908; Publicationns: Life table for the Madras Presidency. Recreations: Yachting, Riding, Golf. Address: Dublin. Club: East India United Service, and University, Dublin.

Stokes, Sir Henry Edward, C.S.I. (1889), K.C.S.I. (1892); b. 1841; s. of Henry Stokes; educ: Trinity College, Dublin; joined I.C.S. in Madras, Under Secretary to Government, 1869; Secretary, Board of Revenue, 1875; Member, Madras Salt Commission, 1876; Collector, 1879; Secretary to Government, Madras, 1883-86; Chief Secretary and Additional M.L.C., 1886-88; Member of

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