Penderel MoonSir Edward Penderel Moon, OBE (1905–1987) was a British administrator and writer who served as a finance minister for the Bahawalpur State, chief commissioner of Himachal Pradesh, as chief commissioner of Manipur state. Moon was born 13 November 1905 in Mayfair, London to a cardiologist, Robert Oswald Moon who wrote about philosophy and Greek medicine as well as diseases of the heart. Dr Moon also stood several times as a Liberal candidate for parliament. He followed in his father's footsteps, first to Winchester College, then to New College, Oxford. In 1927, he was elected a prize fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He joined the Indian Civil Service in 1929, being posted to the Punjab.
He wrote several books on India including ''Divide and Quit''. Provided by Wikipedia