John David Rees
He was educated at Cheltenham College and joined the Indian Civil Service in 1875. He served mostly in the south of India where he was Under-Secretary in the Madras Government, and later the British Resident in Travancore and Cochin. He also served as an Additional Member of the Governor-General's Council in the 1890s.
In 1901, Rees retired from the Civil Service. He was an active proponent of the Raj and wrote a number of books on British India. The Real India, first published in 1908, went through a number of editions. In 1902, he had even contributed a number of columns to the Times Literary Supplement on Indian matters. He served two terms as Member of Parliament (MP): from 1906 to 1910 as the Liberal MP for Montgomery constituency, and from 1912 to 1922 as the Unionist MP for Nottingham East. He also unsuccessfully contested Kilmarnock Burghs at a by-election in 1911.
- Tours in India
- The Mahommedans
- The Real India
- Modern India
- Current Political Problems
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "N" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial Bench, 1916
- "Letter from Orwell to Mary Catherine Rees". UCL Library Services.
- "Rosemary Theresa (nee Rees), Lady du Cros (1901-1994)". National Portrait Gallery, London.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by John David Rees
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