In 1900 James Malcolm Mason (left) and John Anderson Gilruth were appointed health commissioners to investigate an outbreak of bubonic plague in Auckland; their report led to the establishment of the Department of Public Health.
Kōrero: Mason, James Malcolm
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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:
Derek A. Dow. 'Mason, James Malcolm', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/3m46/mason-james-malcolm (accessed 2 August 2021)