The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Mukharji, Sir Rajendra Nath

Mukharji, Sir Rajendra Nath, K.C.I.E. (1911); C.I.E. (1909); Engineer, Calcutta; b. 1854; educ: London Mission School, Basirhat, and the Presidency College, Calcutta; also the Civil Engineering College; began life as Contractor, Water Works Department, Calcutta Corporation; joined the firm of Sir Acquin Martin and Company, Calcutta, as partner, 1891; is now the senior partner of that firm; sheriff, Calcutta; Member, Governing Body of Sibpur Engineering College; Joint Secretary, Calcutta Club; one of the founders, and Honorary Secretary of the Calcutta Orphanage; Fellow, Calcutta University; Joint Honorary Secretary, King Edward Memorial, Bengal; Member, Executive Committee of the Improvement Trust, Calcutta; Honorary Presidency Magistrate, Calcutta; Member, Court of Visitors, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore; made extensive tours in Europe; keenly interested in the improvement of the Indian industries. Address; 7, Harrington Street, Calcutta. Clubs: National Liberal, Calcutta.