The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Nathan, Robert
Nathan, Robert, B.A., Bar-at-Law, C.I.E. (1903), C.S.I. (1911), I.C.S.; b. 1866; s. of John Nathan; educ: St. Peter’s College, Cambridge; joined I.C.S. in Bengal, 1888; Under Secretary, Government of India (Financial Department), 1895; Under Secretary (Home Department), 1897; Deputy Secretary, 1904; Secretary, University Commission, 1904; Private Secretary to the Viceroy, 1904-05; Commissioner of Dig, 1907; Chief Secretary to Government of East Bengal and Assam, 1910. Publications: ‘Official History of Plague in India’, ‘Progress of Education in India’, and articles for the Imperial Gazetteer of India. Address: Dacca, India. Club: East India United Service.