The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/King, Lucas White
King, Lucas White, B.A. LL.B., LL.D., F.S.A.; C.S.I. (1898); e.s. of late Deputy Surg-Gen. Henry King. Principal, Medical School Madras; b, 1856; m. Geraldine, e.d. of late Alfred ; Educ: Ennis Coll. an Dublin University; Exhibitioner, and Honour man. Trinity Coll, Dublin 1878; Assist. Resident, Mysore (1887); First Assistant to the A.G.G., Central India (1888); Deputy Comr. Derah Ismail Khan 1890-95; Political officer, Zhob Valley Field Force 1890; Political officer, Waziristan Field Force 1894 (despatches, medal and clasp) Boundary officer Indo-Afghan Demarcation Commission 1895 Deputy Comr. Peshawar 1895 Deputy Comr. Kohat 1897-1900 Political officer Kohat. Kurram Field Force, and of the Tirah Expeditionary Force, 1897-98 (despatches, medal with three clasps, C.S.I.; Deputy Comr. Kangra; Comr. Lahore; Comr. Salt , Northern India; Comr. Multan; Comr. Rawalpindi; Coronation medal, 1902; resigned I.C.S.; Professor of Oriental Languages, Dublin University, 1905; J.P. Dublin, 1905. Member, Society of Antiquaries of London, and Ireland; Member of Royal Asiatic Society, London and Dublin. Recreations; shooting, archaeology and philology. Publications: Brochures on Oriental Numismatics, and Monograph on the Orakzai Country and Clans. Address: Roebuck Hall, Dublin; Clubs: Junior Carlton; Kildare Street, Dublin.