The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Dempster, Francis Erskine
Dempster, Francis Erskine; C.I.E. (189G); b. 1858; s. of Capt. H. L. Dempster, Madras Artillery; educ; at Edinburgh Academy, and at Cooper’s Hill College; m. 1883, Susan, d. of late George Stuart; Joined the Indian Telegraph Department, 1878: served in Afghan war, 1879-80; Chin-Lushai Expedition, 1889; Chitral Expedition, 1895; Superintendent, Indian Government Telegraphs; Deputy Director of Telegraphs, India and Member, Imperial Legislative Council, ; Address: Calcutta. India.