Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Hunter, William (1901-d.1909, HK)

The First Government Bacteriologist
(updated on June 30, 2013) b. May 25, 1875, Banffshire, Scotland – d.1909, Hong Kong; MB, CM. (most distinguished Medical Graduate), Aberdeen Univ. 1897; Leipzig Univ., Berlin Univ., Germany; FRIPH, London; member of BMA; member of Neurological and Physiological Societies of Great Britain; Laboratory Assistant, Pathological Department, Aberdeen Univ. 1897; Clinical Assistant, National Hospital for Paralyzed and Epileptic, London 1899-1901; Laboratory Assistant, Neuropathslogical Laboratory, King's College, London 1900; Assistant Bacteriologist, London Hospital 1900-01; Director of Pathological Institute, London Hospital 1901; came to Hong Kong in 1901; Government Bacteriologist, Director of Bacteriological Institute, and Medical Officer in charge of the Government Public Mortuary 1901-1909; lecturer in Pathology and Bacteriology, HKCMC; club: Hong Kong Club; died suddenly on June 9, 1909, buried at the Hong Kong Cemetery in Happy Valley; son of the Rev. William H. Hunter


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