The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Inchcape, James Lyle Mackay
Inchcape, James Lyle Mackay, 1st Baron (1911); G.C.M.G. (1902), K.C.S.I. (1910), K.C.I.E. (1894) C.I.E. (1891); s. of James Mackay of Arbroath; b. 1852; Partner in the firm of Mackennon Mackenzie and Co., merchants of Calcutta and Bombay; President Bengal Chamber of Commerce; Member, Port Commission; Member, Governor-General’s Legislative Council, 1891-1893; Sheriff of Calcutta, 1892; member of the Council of India, 1897-1911; Special Commisioner to negotiate a new treaty with China, 1901; member of the Committee to inquire into Consular Service of Great Britain, and a member of the Committee to inquire into the working of the Board of Trade and Local Government Boards, 1903; Member, Committee on National Insurance of Shipping during War, 1906; represented Secretary of State for India during Colonial Conference, 1907; Director of Suez Canal Co.; British India Steam Navigation Co; and National Provincial Bank; m. of , of , 1883; Heir and s. Hon’ble Kenneth. ; 72, Seamore Place, Mayfair, London, W. Clubs: Athenaeum, and Oriental.