The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Benson, Sir Ralph Sillery


Benson, Sir Ralph Sillery, Kt. (1906), Puisne Judge, Madras (Retd.); b. 1851; s. of Charles Benson, sometime President, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin; m. 1876, Fanny, d. of Rev. W. Gilbert-Cooper, M.A.; Educ.: Trinity College. Dublin (M.A., LL.B.); Entered I.C.S. 1873; Barrister, Middle Temple, 1887; Assistant Collector of Salem. 1873; Judge High Court, 1896; Retired, 1913; was Vice-Chancellor, Madras University, for a few years; gave evidence before the Royal Commission on Public Services, 1913. Club: Dublin University.