The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Baillie, Sir Duncan Colvin

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Baille, Sir Duncan Colvin, K.C.S.I. (1914) C.S.I., (1910); Member, Board of Revenue, United Provinces, since 1907; Member of Lieut. Governor’s Council since 1909; Vice President of Council, 1913; born, Inverness, 1856; son of late Peter Baillie, ship-owner, Inverness; Educated at Inverness Academy. Glasgow Academy, and Edinburgh University; Entered I.C.S., 1879; Assist. Settlement Officer, 1886-89; Superintendent of Provincial Census, 1890-92: Commissioner and Settlement Officer of Rai Bareli, 1892; Director of Land Records and Agriculture, 1895; Magistrate and Collector, 1896; Secretary to Board of Revenue, 1896; Opium Agent, Benares, 1899; Commissioner, 1903; Employed as Member and subsequently President of a Committee on the Canal Colony Administration, Punjab, 1907-08. Publication: Census Report of 1891. Recreation: golf. Address: Allahabad, U.P., India. Club: East India United Service.