J. H. Spring-Branson
|James Henry Spring--Branson|
|Advocate-General of Madras Presidency|
|Succeeded by||V. Bhashyam Aiyangar (acting)|
|Born||June 11, 1842|
|Died||April 8, 1897
Madras Presidency, India
James Henry Spring-Branson (June 11, 1842 - April 8, 1897) was a British lawyer who served as the Acting Advocate-General of the Madras Presidency.
Career in law
Spring-Branson resigned from the army after a few years in order to practice as a lawyer. He was appointed first, Crown Prosecutor and then, Public-Prosecutor, Madras, on July 4, 1885. In March 1887, he was appointed Acting Advocate-General of Madras Presidency.
- India List and the India Office List. London: Harrison and Co. 1893. p. 384.