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Sir Henry Parsall Burt, K.C.I.E., C.I.E., C.B.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., V.D., Knight of Grace, Order of St. John of Jerusalem.
1857 Born in Tulse Hill, son of Henry James Potter Burt and his wife Frances Taylor.
Educated at Clifton College
1879 Entered service of the Government of India as assistant engineer in the railway department of the public works department.
1883 Associate of Institution of Civil Engineers
1905 Under Secretary to Government of India
1895 Deputy Manager North Western Railway of India.
1902 Manager Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway
1907 Man. N.W. India Rly.
1914 President of the Railway Board of India and Member of the Legislative Council of Governor-General and Viceroy
1915 Government Director of Indian Rlys., India Office
1922 Chairman Bengal N.W. Rohilkhund Kumaon and Delhi Umballa Kalka Rlys., and Director Bombay, Baroda and Central India Rly.
1936 Died in Tendring