The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Wallis, Sir John Edward Power
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.