Sir Robert Egerton
|Lieutenant Governor of Punjab|
2 April 1877 – 3 April 1882
|Governor General||The Earl of Lytton|
The Marquess of Ripon
|Preceded by||Sir Henry Davies|
|Succeeded by||Sir Charles Umpherston Aitchison|
|Born||15 April 1827|
|Died||30 September 1912(aged 85)|
|Alma mater||Exeter College, Oxford|
East India Company College
He began his career in India in 1849. During the Indian Mutiny of 1857 he served as Deputy Commissioner at Lahore. In 1869 he was appointed Commissioner of Nagpur, and in 1871 was made Financial Commissioner of the Punjab. Between 1871 and 1874 he also served as a member of the Governor General's Imperial Legislative Council. In 1879 he was appointed Lieutenant Governor of the Punjab. Egerton retired from service at the end of his term in 1882.
On 18 April 1853 he married Mary Warren with whom he had seven children.
- "Obituary – Sir Robert Egerton". The Times. London. 2 October 1912. p. 11.
- Buckland, C. E.. Dictionary of Indian Biography. India, Indological Book House, 1971.
- Burke, Bernard, and Burke, Ashworth Peter. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Colonial Gentry .... United Kingdom, Harrison, 1891.
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