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He joined the Edinburgh Mathematical Society in December 1895 when he was a Probationary Deputy Collector in Trichinopoly, India. Nine years later he was Deputy Collector in Arni, India, and after he retired in 1930 he moved to Chittoor, India.
In 1907 he founded the Indian Mathematical Society.
Article by: J J O'Connor and E F Robertson