The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Brooke, Sir William Robert

Brooke, Sir William Robert, K.C.I.E.; 1895; b. 1842; m. 1870, Evelyn, d. of John Simons; entered Indian Telegraph Department, 1857; Superintendent, Bombay, 1866-69; Punjab, 1869-71; Director, 1883; Deputy Director-General, 1886-87; Director-Gen. of Telegraphs in India, 1887; retired, 1895. Address: Albert Gate Mansions, 219 Knightsbridge, S.W. Club: Oriental.