INDIAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY, 1915.
Rasul, Abdul, M.A., Bar-at-Law., Calcutta; b. 1872; s. of Moulvi Ghulam Rasul, Zamindar of Gumiank; educ: Government School, Dacca; King’s College, Liverpool; B.A., 1896; M.A., 1898; B.C.L., the same year, returned to India, 1898; enrolled as an Advocate of the High Court, Calcutta, 1899. Address: 14, Royd Street, Calcutta.
Ratcliffe, Samuel Kerkham; Journalist and Secretary of the Sociological Societv; b. 1868; Editor of the Echo, 1900; acting Editor of the Statesmen, Calcutta; 1903-6; Lecturer, London School of Economics; London Correspondent to several Indian papers; Editor of the Sociological Review; University Extension Lecturer; Lecturer before the East India Association. Address: 21, Buckingham Street, W.C. Club: National Liberal.
Ratlam, Raja of; Captain H.H. Sir Sajjan Singh, K.C.S.I.; (1910); s. of Raja Ranjit Singh, K.C.S.I.; b. 1880; succeeded to gaddi, 1893; educ: Daly College, Indore; joined the Imperial Cadet Corps, 1903; Honorary Captain in the British Army; placed in charge of the State, 1898; m. the daughter of H.H. the Rao of Kutch, 1902; claims descent from the younger branch of the Jodhpur family and claims moral supremacy over the Rajput Chiefs in Malwa; area of the State, 1,130 square miles; population, 85,000; has a small force of cavalry and infantry, besides irregulars; entitled to a salute of 11 guns. Address: Ratlam Town, Western Malwa, Central India.
, Henry Adolphus Byden, Bar-at-Law, Additional Judge, Chief Court, Punjab; called to Bar, 1888; Legal Remembrancer, and Secretary to Punjab Legislative Council, 1900; Offg. Judge, Chief Court, 1904; Temporary Additional Judge, 1905; Confd., 1909. Address: Lahore, Punjab.
Ratton, Surgeon-Major James Joseph Louis, M.D., M.R.C.S., I.M.S., (retired); joined service as Assistant Surgeon, 1867; served in the Abyssinian Expedition, and won a medal; Civil Surgeon, Central Provinces, 1869-70; on special duty in connection with the manufacture of salt, 1872 — 76; again on special duty in connection with the famine relief works, 1876; Surgeon and Superintendent of Central Jail, Chittoor (Madras Presidency), 1877; Surgeon, General Hospital, and Professor, Medical College, Madras, 1885; Fellow, University of Madras, 1866; retired, 1888. Publications: Hand-book on Common Salt; Treatise on Tetanus; Syllabus of Surgery.
Rauf, Ahmed, Khan Bahadur, Madras; (g.s. of late Azim Jah Bahadur, 1st Prince of Arcot; b. 1865; educ: Harris High School, Rayapet, and the Government Madras-i-Azam, Madras; connected with many public institutions, such as the Government Boys’ School, Mylapore, the Madras Presidency Muslim League, the Madras Muslim Association, the Hamidia Urdu Society, etc. Publications: Several poems in Urdu and Persian; Arithmetic for schools. Address: Meersapet, Madras.
Ravenscroft, Edward W., C.S.I., I.C.S., (retired) educ: King Henry 7th’s Grammar School, Ottery St. Mary, and Haileybury College; joined I.C.S.