PRICE, John Frederick. 3.10.1839 — 12.6.1927. Sir. British Civil Servant in India. Son of John Price. Educated at Melbourne University, he joined the Madras Civil Service in 1862. Became Chief Secretary to Government of Madras in 1888 and Member of Legislative Council in Madras in 1893. Retired 1897. K.C.S.I. 1898.
Publications: Transl. from Tamil: The Private Diary of Ananda Ranga Pillai, 1736–1761. 1-2. Madras 1904-07.
– Ootacamund: a history. 11+281 p. 19 pl. Madras 1908.
Sources: Buckland, Dictionary; briefly in Wikipedia.