The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Pedler, Sir Alexander

Pedler, Sir Alexander, F.R.S., C.I.E. (1901), Director of Public Instruction, Bengal (retired); s. of late John Standbury Pedler of Drilwich; b. 1819; educ: City of London School and at the Royal College of Chemistry, London; joined service, 1873; Meteorological Reporter to Bengal Government, 1889; Principal, Presidencv College, Calcutta, 1896; Director of Public Instruction, Bengal, 1899; Additional Member, Supreme Legislative Council, 1903; Vice-Chancellor, Calcutta University, 1904; retired, 1906. Address: 28, Stanhope Gardens, London.