The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Tait, Lieut.-Col. John Guthrie
Tait, Lieut.-Col. John Guthrie, M.A., Bar-at-law, Principal, Central College, Bangalore; s. of late P. G. Tait, Professor of Natural Philosophy, Edinburgh; b. 1861; educ: St. Peter’s College. Cambridge; B.A., (Cantab.),1884; Bar-at-Law, 1886; MA., 1889; joined Mysore Educational Service as Professor of English Language and Literature, Central College, Bangalore, 1890; Principal, 1908; Examiner for many years to Madras University; a keen Sanskrit student; Commandant, Bangalore Volunteer Rifles. Recreations: Cricket, Golf. Address: College House, Bangalore, Mysore State.