The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Porteous, Alexander
Porteous, Alexander, C.I.E. (1902), I.C.S. (retired); s. of Alexander Porteous; b. 1855; educ: at Harrow; joined I.C.S. as Assistant Commissioner, Assam, 1879; became Deputy Commissioner, 1904; Political Agent, Manipur, 1892-04; again 1897-98; Political Officer, N. Lushai, 1894-97; Judge and Commissioner, Assam Nally Districts, 1900-4; retired, 1904. Address: c/o India Office, London. Clubs: East India United Service.