The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Reid, James Robert
Reid, James Robert, C.I.E. (1890), I.C.S. (retired); educ: Edinburgh University; passed the I.C.S. examination, 1859; joined service as Assistant Magistrate, N.-W. Provinces, 1860; served in various lower grades and became Deputy Commissioner of Oudh; Assistant Settlement Officer, Azamgarh, 1868; Magistrate and Collector, 1878; Secretary to Government, N.-W. Provinces, 1883; Chief Secretary, 1884; Commissioner of Kumaon Division, 1888; Member, Board of Revenue, N.-W. Provinces, 1890; Member, Legislative Council, N.W.P., 1891; retired, 1894.