The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Lawson, Sir Charles Allan

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Lawson, Sir Charles Allan, Kt., (1877); s. of late Jonathan Wise Lawson; b. in London, 1838; m. 1st, Mary, d. of A. Webber; 2nd, Catherine Jane, d. of William Shaw, 1893; arrived in Madras, 1863; Editor of the “Daily News”, 1863; Editor, “Madras Times”, 1864-68; founded and edited the “Madras Mail”, 1868-93; presented an Address to Her late Majesty Empress Victoria on the occasion of Her Diamond Jubilee, on behalf of the people of Madras, 1887; retired, 1893. Publications: British and Native Cochin; ’At Home on Furlough’; ‘The Private Life of Warren Hastings’; ‘Memoirs of Madras’. Club: Constitutional.