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Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Readymoney

Person  Male  Born 1812  Died 1878

Companion of the Star of India, a wealthy Parsi gentleman of Bombay. His grandfather and two great-uncles had made their names, literally, in the opium trade with China (facilitated by the British). They all adopted the nick-name as surname. Mainly through intermarriage they all had the same heir, lucky Cowasjee.

He entered business, as a trader, and also became a commissioner of income tax. Went on to become a JP, etc. Built colleges, hospitals, insane asylums, etc. in Bombay. Knighted for his philanthropy. 

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