The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Macpherson, Duncan James

Macpherson, Duncan James, M.A., C.I.E. (1898); s. of late Rev. Wm. Macpherson of Kilminir, Rosshire; b. 1855; educ: Edinburgh High School and University; passed M.A., 1875; joined service as Assistant Magistrate, 1878; made District Magistrate, 1887; acting Secretary to Government of Bengal, 1898; Chief Collector of Customs, Calcutta, 1899; Divisional Commissioner of Bengal, 1903; acting Member, Board of Revenue, Calcutta, 1911; M.L.C. of Bengal, the same year. Address: Calcutta, India. Clubs: United Service.