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: Gilruth, John Anderson
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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:
Tony Nightingale. 'Gilruth, John Anderson', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/3g11/gilruth-john-anderson (accessed 30 September 2020)