Thomas Austin (civil servant)
|Diwan of Travancore|
|Preceded by||V. S. Subramanya Iyer|
|Succeeded by||Muhammad Habibullah|
20 July 1887|
|Died||1976 (age 89)
Indian civil service
Thomas Austin entered the Indian civil service in 1910 and served in various junior position before being appointed District Collector of Nilgiris in 1929. He served as Collector of Nilgiris from 1929 to 1932 when he was appointed Diwan of Travancore on a two-year contract. In his later life, Austin also served as Chief Secretary of the Government of Madras.
Austin died in the 1976 at the age of 89.
Austin was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire in 1945.
- "Past Muster". TimeOut Bengaluru.
- Kelly's handbook to the titled, landed and official classes, Volume 95. Kelly's Directories. 1969. p. 182.