The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Porter, Leslie Alexander Selim
Porter, Leslie Alexander Selim, C.S.I., I.C.S. Lt.-Governor of U.P. (retired); s. of late Rev. J. L. Porter. D.D.; b. 1854; educ: at Royal Academical Institution, and Queen’s College, Belfast; M.A., 1875; Honorary LL.D.; joined I.C.S., 1876; Assistant Magistrate and Collector; Assistant Secretary to Government, U.P., 1892; Magistrate and Collector, 1894; Commissioner, U.P. 1901; Member, Legislative Council, 1903; Deputy Secretary to Government of India (Legislative Department), 1898, Secretary, Deccan Agricultural Relief Committee, 1892; Chief Secretary, 1903-4, Member, Board of Revenue, and of Telegraph Committee, 1907; Vice-Presidents Legislative Council, U.P.; acting Lt Governor, U.P., 1910-11 Address: Lucknow, India. Club: United Service.