- KINSHIP: 2nd son.
EDUCATION: Trinity College; Glenalmond; Balliol College, Oxford; matriculated, 1865; B.A. 1870.
OCCUPATION: Clerk, Treasury, 1869.
OCCUPATION: Private Secretary to the Viceroy of India, 1880-1884.
OCCUPATION: Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, 1886.
OCCUPATION: Secretary to the Office of Works and Public Buildings, 1886-1895.
OFFICE: Chairman of the Board of Customs, 1895-1899.
OFFICE: Chairman to the Board of Inland Revenue, 1899-1907.
OFFICE: Acted as British Delegate to Sugar Bounties Conference at Brussels, 1901.
OFFICE: Chairman of the Pacific Cable Board, 1907.
OFFICE: Chairman of Irish Finance, 1912.
OFFICE: Appointed Privy Councillor, 1912.
MEDALS AND AWARDS: Companion, Imperial Service Order, 1904.
HONORS: [C.S.I.] Nominated for Companion of the Star of India, 1885.
HONORS: [C.B.] Companion of the Order of the Bath, 1895.
HONORS: [K.C.B.] Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath, 1899.