Stuart Saunders Hogg

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Sir Stuart Saunders Hogg.

Sir Stuart Saunders Hogg CIE (17 February 1833 – 23 March 1921[1]) was a British civil servant in the Indian Civil Services of British India. He was born in 1833 in Delhi to Sir James Hogg, formerly a director of the British East India Company and the Registrar of the Calcutta High Court. In 1853, at the age of twenty, Stuart Hogg entered the Indian Civil Services. During the Sepoy Mutiny, he was posted in the Punjab. Later, he joined the Bengal government as the Police Commissioner of Calcutta where he established the Detective Department. From 1863 to 1877 he was the Chairman of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation. In 1875, he was knighted.

New Market, Calcutta, an upscale market that he founded, was named Sir Stuart Hogg Market in 1903 in his honour. It is still often referred to as Hogg's Market.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sir Stuart Saunders Hogg". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 1 April 2011.
Police appointments
Preceded by
V. H. Shalch
Police Commissioner of Calcutta
1866–1876
Succeeded by
C. T. Metcalfe