INDIAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY, 1915.
of 1st class Russian Order of St. Stanislas; travelled extensively in Russia, Turkey, Austria and Egypt. Publications: Russia; Egypt and the Egyptian Question; The Web of Empire. Address: St. Ermin’s Mansions, Caxton Street, S.W. Clubs; Athenæum, Marlborough, St. James, British Empire, Polyglot.
Wallace, John, C.E.; Editor “The Indian Textile Journal”. Publications: articles and addresses on popular and technical Education. Address; 27, Medow’s Street, Bombay.
Wallis, Arthur Henry, C.I.E. (1901), Honorary Presidency Magistrate; s. of late William Robert Wallace of Newcastle-on-Tyne; b. 1847; educ: Falkland House, Finchley; Member, Legislative Council, Bengal, 1890-92, and 1896-97; Honorary Presidency Magistrate and Municipal Commissioner, Calcutta; Member, Calcutta Port Trust, 1890-92; Member, Executive Council of Indian Charitable Relief Fund, 1896-97; retired from India. Address: Knaresdale, Caterham, Surrey. Club: Junior Constitutional.
Wallis, Sir John Edward Power, Kt. (1912), M.A., Bar-at Law, Chief Justice, Madras High Court, since 1914; b. 1861; s. of late John E. Wallace; called to Bar (Middle Temple), 1886; served as a Reader; succeeded Sir C Arnold White as Advocate-General, Madras, 1900-06; Additional Member, Legislative Council, Madras, 1904; Puisne Judge, High Court, Madras, 1907; Officiating Chief Justice, July-October, 1914; confirmed, November 1914; Fellow, Madras University; Vice-Chancellor, Madras University, since 1908; President, Victoria Technical Institute, Madras, 1915. Address: Mackay’s Gardens, High Road, Nungumbaukam, Madras. Club: Athenæum.
Walpole, Sir Horatio George, K.C.B. (1892); b. 1843; s. of Right Hon’ble Spencer Walpole, Q.C.; educ: at Eton; joined service in the India Office, London; Assistant Under Secretary of State for India, 1883-1907; Clerk to the Council; Secretary to Royal Commission on Civil Establishments. 1886-90; m. Selina Maria, d. of late John Thomas Perceval, 1870. Address: Danegate, Eridge Green. Sussex. Club: Carlton, Athenæum.
Walsh, Ernest Herbert Cooper, Bar-at-Law, C.S.I. (1911), I.C.S., Member, Legislative Council, Behar and Orissa; b. 1865; s. of late Rev. Thomas Harris Walsh; educ: Trent, University College, London; called to Bar (Middle Temple); joined service, 1884; Settlement Officer, Jalpaiguri, 1889; conducted Orissa Settlement, 1891; Secretary, Board of Revenue, U.P., 1895; Assistant Commissioner on the British Mission to Tibet, 1904; Officiating Commissioner, Burdwan, 1904; Member, Board of Revenue, Behar and Orissa, 1912-14; Member, Imperial Legislative Council, 1912 and 1914; Commissioner; Chota Nagpur Division, Member, Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal, and Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Publications: articles in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society. Address: Ranchi, India.