WILLIAMSON, W. J.

WILLIAMSON, W. J. 18?? — Komsing March 1911. British Colonial Officer in India. Apparently served in India in 1854-95. Lieutenant, soon (1872) Captain. From 1866 the first Deputy Commissioner of Garo Hills, in 1880 Major and Chief Political Officer in Naga Hills. C.I.E. He was murdered by Abors during an expedition beyond the boundary.

Publications: “A Vocabulary of the Garo and Koch Dialects”, JASB 38, 1869, 14-20.

Sources: Stray notes in Internet.

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