M. A. M. Ramaswamy was born on September 30, 1931, and died on December 2, 2015.
He was a politician from Janata Dal (Secular) party, he was a Member of the Parliament of India representing Karnataka in the Rajya Sabha.
Ramaswamy was the Co-Founder & Chairman of Chettinad Group of Companies.
He is also the Pro-Chancellor of Annamalai University, a prominent industrialist and winner of 600 horse racing classics.
M. A. M. Ramaswamy married his wife Sigappi Aachi on February 6, 1951.
Known as MAMR in political, business and sports circles, all of which Ramaswamy was an important part of, he was born into a respected family in the Nattukottai Chettiar community, also known as ‘The Rajah Family’.
His grandfather Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar and his father Rajah Sir MA Muthiah Chettiar along with his uncles MRM Ramanathan Chettiar and MA Chidambaram Chettiar assiduously built the Chettinad Group into a business empire in Tamil Nadu.
Ramaswamy passed away at age 84 in December 2015.