The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Khattan, Gordhan Das

Khattan, Gordhan Das, Bombay; s, of Khattan Makanji; b. Bombay, 1865; educ: Mumbadevi Government School, and the Fort High School; joined the Khattan Mill and assumed sole management of the Bombay United Mills, was agent of the Britannia Mills; electted to represent the Mandvi Ward, Bombay Corporation, 1890; nominated by Government, 1898; J.P., 1891; Chairman, Bombay Telephone Company; the Bombay Cotton Manufacturing Company; the Khattan Makanji Spinning and Weaving Co, and the Presidency Mills Co.; is engaged in pearl business; has set apart, in conjunction with his brother, Mulraj Khattan, one lakh of rupees in the cause of education, the interest from which is being devoted towards the maintenance of Scholars at the Goculdas Tejpal Boarding School; has built many temples for the benefit of the members of the Bhatia community to which he belongs. Address:. Bombay, India.