M. Hidayatullah [b.1905] : Chief Justice, Supreme Court of India
B.A. (Nagpur); M.A. (Cantab); Barrister-at-Law, O.B.E.(1946)
17 Dec 1905: born
1922: Govt. High School, Raipur.
1926: Phillip's Scholar, Morris College, Nagpur.
1927-1930: B.A. 2nd order of merit Malak Gold Medalist, Trinity College, Cambridge.
1929: President, Indian Majlis, Cambridge
1930: English and Law Tripos, Lincoln's Inn, Barrister-at-Law.
1930-1946: Advocate, Nagpur High Court.
1931-1933: Member, Nagpur Municipal Committee.
1934-1953: Nagpur University Executive and Academic Councils, Court etc.
1935-1943: Lecturer, University College of Law.
1942-1943: Government Pleader.
1943-1945: Nagpur Improvement Trust
1943-1946: Advocate-General, Central Provinces & Berar.
1946: Member, Nagpur Bar Council.
1949-1953: Dean of the Faculty of Law.
1950-1952: Chief Commissioner, Madhya Pradesh Bharat Scouts and Guides.
1950-1952: Vice-President, National Council Bharat Scouts and Guides.
1950: Awarded the highest award Silver Elephant. Adviser, International Fellowship of Former Scouts and Guides.
1954: Member, Faculty of Law Saugar University ; Court Vikram University and Aligarh Muslim University.
1954-1956: Puisne Judge.
1954-1956: Chief Justice, Nagpur High Court.
1 Nov 1956- 28 Nov 1958: Chief Justice, High Court of Madhya Pradesh.
1 Dec 1958: Judge, Supreme Court.
25 Feb 1968: Appointed as Chief Justice of India.
16 Dec 1970: Retired.