The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Giles, Edward

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Giles, Edward, M.A., C.I.E. 1901; b. 1849; 4th s. of late Ven. Archdecon Giles, Cannon and Precentor, Lincoln Cathedral; m. Rose Ethel Louise, o.d. of late Gen. Sir J. W. Schneidet, K.C.B.; 1878; educ: Westminister School; Christ Church, Oxford; rowed against Cambridge, 1871; entered Indian Education Department, as Professor of History and Political Economy, Elphinstone Coll., Bombay, 1873; Inspector of Schools, 1875; Member, Bombay Legislative Council, 1897-1102, 1904, 1906-7; Director of Public Instruction, Bombay, 1897-1907; Officiating Director General of Education, India, 1907-8; retired, 1908; Address: c/o H. S. King and Co., 9, Pall Mall, S.W. Club: United Service (Simla), Byculla (Bombay) and Western India, (Poona).