The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Stokes, Sir Gabriel
Stokes, Sir Gabriel, K.C.S.I. (1909), C.S.I. (1903), B.A.; retired Member of Council, Madras; s. of Mr. Henry Stokes of Kerry; b. 1849; educ: Kilkenney College, Armagh Roval School, and Trinity College, Dublin; B.A.,, 1871; joined the Indian Civil Service the same year; Superintendent, Census Operations, Madras, 1881; Collector and Agent, Tanjore, 1895; Secretary to Madras Government in the Revenue Department, 1896; Offg. Member of Council, Madras,. 1902; Chief Secretary to Government, Madras, till 1903; Officiated as Governor of Madras for a short period, 1906; twice married; retired, 1908; Publicationns: Life table for the Madras Presidency. Recreations: Yachting, Riding, Golf. Address: Dublin. Club: East India United Service, and University, Dublin.