SIR WILLIAM S. MARRIS
Governor of UP  
K.C.S.I.., K.C.I.E., C.I.E., HON. D. LITT. (DURHAM), HON, LITT.D. (N.Z.), I.C.S.
 

 

Born on 9th October, 1873. Educated at Wanganui  (N. Z.), Canterbury College (N.Z.), and at Christ Church, Oxford. Passed first in the I.C.S. (open) examination in 1895. marris.jpg (19613 bytes)

Term of Office

21-12-1922
01-12-1926

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13-08-1926
14-01-1928

            Married Eleanor Marry Fergusson, in 1905 (and after her death  1906) Elizabeth Wilford in 1934.

              Served in India as Assistant Magistrate, U.P. 1896; Under Secretary to Government, U.P. 1899; Under Secretary to Government of India. 1901; Deputy Secretary to Government of India, 1904; Magistrate and Collector; Aligarh, 1910 Member Executive Committee Coronation Durbar, 1912 ; Acting Secretary to Government of India, Home Department, 1913;  Inspector-General of Police, U.P. 1916 ; Joint Secretary to Government of India 1919-1921 ; Reforms Commissioner, 1919-20 ; governor of Assam, 1921-22 ; Governor of  U.P., 1922-28 ;  Member of Council of India, 1928-29

 

Publications- The Ode’s of Horace Homer’s Odyssey; Homer’s Ilaid in English verse ; Catullus.
Died on 12th December, 1945.

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