Henry Moncrieff Smith
Judge, Chivalric Order Member
1873 – 1951
Who was Henry Moncrieff Smith?
Smith was educated at Blundell's School and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. He joined the Indian Civil Service in 1897 and was posted to the United Provinces, where he served as a judge from 1908 to 1914. In 1915 he was appointed Deputy Secretary of the Legislative Department of the Government of India, and became Joint Secretary in 1919 and Secretary in 1921. He was the first Secretary of the Council of State, from 1921 to 1923, and the Legislative Assembly from 1921 to 1924, and in 1924 became the second President of the Council of State. He retired in 1932.
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