The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/McMahon, Sir Arthur Henry

McMahon, Sir Arthur Henry, K.C.I.E., (1906), C.S.I.,(1897),C.I.E., (1894); F.S.A., F.L.S.; b. 1862; s. of Lieutenant-General C. A. McMahon; educ: at Haileybery and Sandhurst; joined the Army, 1883; transferred to Indian Staff Corps, 1885; entered the Punjab Commission, 1887; joined the Indian Political Department, 1890; Political Agent at Zhob, 1891, and 1893; accompanied the Durand Mission to Kabul, 1693, Commissioner for demarcating boundary between Beluchistan and Afghanistan, 1894-96; Political Agent at Dir, Swet, and Chitral, 1899-1901; Revenue and Judicial Conmissioner; Beluchistan, 1901; Commissioner to settle the Perso-Afghan boundary, 1903; Agent to Governor General in Beluchistan, 1905; Secretary to Government of India (Foreign Department), and Member of Imperial Legislative Council. Address: Calcutta. Club: United Service.