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Sir William S. Marris

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    Sir William S. Marris

    Governor of United Provinces From: 21-12-1922 To:13-08-1926
    Governor of United Provinces From: 01-12-1926 To:14-01-1928


    9th October, 1873.


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

    Education & Degree

    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.
    K.C.S.I., K.C.I.E., C.I.E., HON. D. LITT. (DURHAM), HON, LITT.D. (N.Z.), I.C.S.

    Highlights of Career

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


    The Ode's of Horace Homer's Odyssey; Homer's Ilaid in English verse ; Catullus.


    12th December, 1945.