Grote, Arthur

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Grote, Arthur

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        Arthur Grote was an English colonial administrator. He entered the Bengal Civil Service in 1834, where as a civil servant he was employed in Bengal from 1834 to 1868 and was commissioner and member of the Board of Revenue, Calcutta, 1861-8. He also served as President of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, 1859-62 and 1865, and President of the Royal Agricultural Society of India. On his return to England in 1868 he became a prominent member of the Linnean Society of London and Royal Asiatic Society, and wrote many papers on natural history subjects


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