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Sir Arthur Rowland Knapp CBE CSI KCIE (10 December 1870 - 22 May 1954) was a British civil servant who served as the
Revenue Member of the Executive Council of the Governor of Madras from 1923 to 1926.

       Contents
 1 Early life
 2 Career
 3 Legislative Council
 4 Death
 5 Notes
 6 References


Early life
Arthur Knapp was born at Woolston in 1871 to Lt Col. Charles Barrett Knapp and Florence Annie Moore. He was educated at
Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford.

Career
Knapp joined the Indian civil service in 1891 and served as Assistant Collector and magistrate, Malabar district, Madras. In
1899, he was appointed Under-secretary in the Board of Revenue rising to become Secretary. Knapp was made a
Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1919[1] and Knight Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire in the
1924 New Year Honours list. [2]

Legislative Council
In 1923, Knapp was nominated to the Madras Legislative Council and served from 1923 to 1926.

Death
Knapp died on 22 May 1954 at the age of 83.

Notes
   1. ^ "Supplement"     . London Gazette: p. 7051. 3 June 1919.      2. ^ "Supplement"   . London Gazette: p. 5. 1 January 1924.


References
   "Sir Arthur Rowland Knapp"      . Burke's Peerage. Daryll Lundy.


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