The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Adamji Peerbhai Rafiuddin

Adamji Peerbhai Rafiuddin, born at Doragi, 1846; came over to Bombay in his 17th year and there became a Government Contractor; started an industry in tanning; supplies boots and leather to the Madras and Bombay Commands; has endowed many charities, one of them being in Mecca: was Sheriff for the city of Bombay (1897-98); is the owner of a mill at Tardeo near Bombay; has projected the May Teheran Branch Railway, the only Railway undertaking in India projected by an Indian without any guarantee either from the Government or from the principal railway Companies. Address: Bombay.