First Governor of UP  
G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E., C.S.I., C.I.E., I.C.S., Hon. D.C.L. (Oxon); D. Litt. D.L., F.R.G.S., F.R.S.A., F.R.A.S., F.Z.S.,   Knight of Justice, St. John of Jerusalem.

Born on Ist August, 1869. Married  Florence in 1894. Educated at Harrow and Balliol College, Oxford. Entered I.C.S., 1890 Sir Harcourt Buttler

Term of Office



Served in India as Assistant Collector and Magistrate; Junior Secretary, Board of Revenue; Settlement Officer;  Secretary to Famine Commission; Finance Secretary and Judicial Secretary to Government, U.P. ; Deputy Commissioner, Lucknow; Foreign Secretary to the Government of India ; Member of the Executive Council of the Governor-General; Lt.-Governor of Burma, 1915-17; Lt.-Governor of U.P. of Agra and Oudh, 1918; Governor of U.P., 1921-22; Governor of Burma, 1923-27; Chairman Indian States Committee, 1928. Director National Provincial Bank P. and O Company.

Publication : India Insistent, 1931.
Died on 2nd March, 1938.