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Rev.Dr. Earle Monteith 
MacPhail
1861 - 1937


Rev.Dr. Earle Monteith 
MacPhail
, 2nd son. http://www.mundus.ac.uk/cgi-bin/search?coll_id=72&inst_id=2&keyword=In dia Earle Monteith Macphail, Scottish missionary to India, was born in 1861 in Aberdeen the son of James Macphail, D.D., of Pilrig Church, Edinburgh. He was educated at Edinburgh University (M.A. 1883, B.D. 1890) where he was one of the founders of Edinburgh University Students' Representative Council and he was Cunningham Fellow at New College in 1889. He also attended universities in Jena, Tnbingen and Berlin, Germany. From 1886-1887 Macphail had been an acting professor at Madras Christian College and, after being ordained as a United Free Church of Scotland missionary in 1890, he returned to Madras as a professor of History and Economics. In 1899 Macphail became a fellow of Madras University and later its principal (1921) and vice-chancellor (1923-5). He sat on the Legislative Council between 1919 and 1922 and was a member of the Council of State in 1924. Between 1925 and 1927 Macphail represented the European constituency of Madras in the Legislative Assembly of India of which he was deputy chairman in 1927. He retired in 1927. Macphail was made CBE in 1919 and CIE in 1924. He was awarded an honorary D.D. from Edinburgh in 1922 and LL.D from Madras in 1932. He died on 19 January 1937 in Edinburgh. son J.G. Stewart Macphail liv. in 1972. Honorary Graduates of The University of Edinburgh 1922 Doctor of Divinity Rev. Earle Monteith MacPhail CBE, MA, BD Letter at http://www.georgealevizos.com/scans/t70562.jpg 1917 cover to KARACHI (bkstp) with {stamp washed away} leaving partial {MANCHESTER} cds with printed return on flap, on reverse {ACCIDENT AT SEA MONGOLIA 23 6 17} violet oval h.s. and BOMBAY Jun 28 cds, water wrinkling and edge damage, also 1) typed poignant account of Rev. Earle Macphail concerning {injury he suffered on evacuation of "Mongolia" (two fingers amputated)} asking for @1000 compensation, 2) printed instructions for {submission of claims by British subjects against enemy governments,} 3) legal size cover to Macphail concerning claim, f.w. {Great Britain 11/2d} tied by {GLASGOW} cds, then by {India 1/2a pair} tied by {HIGH COURT BUILDING} Apr 1919 cds's, and 4) photo view card of "Mongolia," rare marking and great story here, the salvaged cover VG. Estimated cash value: $300-350 Entry in Who Was Who in British India. By John F. Riddick. Westport, CT:Greenwood Press, 1998. Source: Who Was Who Publisher: A&C Black Category: Biography Date of publication: January 2006 MACPHAIL, Rev. Earle Monteith (1861-1937) Details: MACPHAIL, Rev. Earle Monteith, CIE 1924; CBE 1919; Hon. DD Edin 1922; Hon. LLD Madras, 1932; born Aberdeen, 1861; 2nd son of Rev. James Calder Macphail, DD, of Pilrig Church, Edinburgh; married 1892, Mary, elder daughter of late James Meliss Stuart, of Eriska, Argyllshire; one son one daughter. Education: Edinburgh Academy and University, MA, BD; New College, Edinburgh (Cunningham Fellow, 1889); University, Jena; University, Tnbingen; and University, Berlin. Work: one of the founders of the Edinburgh University Students' Representative Council, 1883-1884, one of the Presidents, 1885; Acting Professor, Madras Christian College, 1886-1887; ordained a Missionary of the United Free Church of Scotland, 1890; became Professor of History and Economics in the Madras Christian Coll., 1890; Fellow of Madras University, 1899; Member of the Syndicate of Madras University, 1906; Representative of the University of Madras on the Legislative Council of the Governor of Fort St George, 1909; Chairman of the Publicity Board of the Presidency of Madras, 1918; Representative of the University of Madras on the Legislative Council, 1919; a Member of the Legislative Council, 1921 and 1922; Principal of Madras Christian College, 1921; Member of the Central Education Advisory Board for India, 1921; Vice-Chanc. of the Univ. of Madras, 1923-1925; Member of the Council of State, 1924; Chairman, Inter-University Board, India, 1925; Representative of the European Constituency of Madras in the Legislative Assembly of India, 1925-1927; Deputy Chairman, 1927; retired. Address: c/o The Bank of Scotland, 103 George Street, Edinburgh. Clubs: New, Edinburgh. Died: 19 January 1937

Born: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Sotland 1861 Baptised:
Died: Edinburgh, Scotland 19th Jan 1937 Buried:
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Rev.Dr. Earle Monteith 
MacPhail
(
Stuart
) 1861 - 1937
2.
 

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1.
F/? 
MacPhail

2.
James Robert Nicholson 
MacPhail
(
Gough
) 1858 - 1933

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1. 1892
Mary 
Stuart
(
MacPhail
)

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Mary 
Stuart
(
MacPhail
)
1.
J.G. Stewart 
MacPhail
post 1892 - post 1972
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F/? 
MacPhail
post 1892 - post 1937
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1861Born Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Sotland
1892Married
Mary 
Stuart
(
MacPhail
)
1923
Rev.Dr. Earle Monteith 
MacPhail
(
Stuart
) 1861 - 1937 inherited the title
Madras University
  (Vice Chancellor)
19th Jan 1937Died Edinburgh, Scotland
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