The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Asad Ali Khan
Asad Ali Khan, Khan Bahadur; Merchant; born, August 1879, educated at the Nizam’s College, Hyderabad; second son of the late Nawab Saiyed Fateh Ali Khan Bahadur of Banganapalli; entered Government service; gave it up soon and betook himself to trade and founded the firm of M. A. Ali and Brothers at Banganapalli; purchased the firm of Framjee Pestonjee Bhumgara, the well known jewellers and Curio Merchants in Madras; connected with the All-India and the Madras Muslim League; Member of the Mohammedan Educational Association of Southern India; Honorary Treasurer of the Anjuman and Member of the Madras Trades Association. Recreation: Shooting and Tennis. Address: Vepery, Madras. Club: Cosmopolitan.