The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Gait, Edward Albert

Gait, Edward Albert, C.I.E., (1907), I.C.S., Census Commissioner for India; s. of late John James Gait; b. 1863; educ; University College, London; entered service, 1882; acted in various places and in various capacities, and became Superintendent of Census Operations, Assam, 1892; Deputy Commissioner, 1892; Director, Land Records and Agriculture, 1893; Secretary, 1896; Collector and Magistrate, 1897; Provincial Supttd of Census, Bengal, 1900; Census Commissioner for India, 1902; Deputy Commissioner, 1904; Financial Secretary to Govt, of Bengal, and Member of Council of Liet.-Governor, 1905; Commissioner, Chota Nagpur, 1906; Chief Secretary to Government, Bengal, 1907; Census Commissioner for India, 1909; Address: Yates Place, Simla, India; Club: East India Unted Service.