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Stephen Garvin (2 February 1914 - 8 October 2002)[1] was an industrialist, civil servant and politician.

A member of the Indian Civil Service, he acted as collector and district magistrate, Kanara District, Bombay. Awarded the MBE in the Birthday Honours 1947.[2] He returned to the United Kingdom and settled in South Kensington and was a Conservative Party Member of the London County Council representing Fulham East from 1949-52.

In 1955 he had a position with the Overseas Directorate of the Federation of British Industries and visited India to enquire into the country's five year industrial plan and how it would impact British business.[3]

He retired to East Sussex where he died in 2002 aged 88.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Deaths". The Times: p. 38. 10 October 2002. 
  2. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 37977. p. 2594. 12 June 1947.
  3. "F.B.I. and India". The Times: p. 15. 16 December 1955. 

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