Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Noble, Joseph Whittlesey (1887-1927)

updated December 1, 2013.


DDS (Penn.) 1883. Hong Kong 1887.

HONG KONG 1887. Private practitioner 1887-27, named partner, Poate and Noble 1887. Provided free dental service at the Alice Memorial Hospital. HKCMC, member of the Court, involved in realizing the plan to incorporate the college into HKU; lecturer in Dental Surgery 1896-1912. Dental Board 1914 [1]. Registered dental surgeon 1914-27, one of the first eight dentists registered with the government following the regulation of the practice of dentistry on May 7, 1914 [2]. Bought controlling interest of the Hong Kong Telegraph from Robert Ho-tung, became its publisher 1916.

b. March 20, 1862, Dallas, Polk, Oregon -d.1949.

[1] Inaugural members of the Dental Board July 17, 1914: John Taylor Connell Johnson (PCMO, ex-official, chairman), George Ernest Aubrey, Frederic Osmund Stedman, Frederick Hoard Kew, Joseph Whittlesey Noble.
[2] The first dental surgeons registered with the government following the enactment of the Dentistry Ordinance 1914: Mehdy Edward Asger, Arthur de Carvalho, Chaun Moon Hung 周夢熊, Edward Evan Jones, Frederick Howard Kew, Irvin Whiteley Kew, George Wiliam McKean, and Joseph Whittlesey Noble.

Selected bibliography: The Hong Kong Government Gazette, March 17, 1866, Appt. #263; September 7, 1928, #503.


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