Hale-White, William

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Hale-White, William Gender: M
born on 7 November 1857 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 15°29' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 06°02 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 08°42'


British physician and medical biographer.

He was the son of writer Mark Rutherford. During the First World War he was a colonel in the RAMC and was created KBE in 1919. He was president of the Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland in 1930 and also a president of the Royal Society of Medicine.

His books include Great Doctors of the Nineteenth Century (1935), Keats as Doctor and Patient (1938) and

Materia Medica, Pharmacology and Therapeutics (1949).

Hale-White married in 1886 to Edith Fripp the daughter of Alfred Downing Fripp and sister of Sir Alfred Fripp, surgeon to Edward VII and George V. They had one son who became a physician. His wife died in 1945 and Sir William Hale-White died at his home in Oxford on 26 February 1949 aged 91.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes Catherine Macdonald Maclean's book, "Mark Rutherford: A Biography of William Hale White" (London: Macdonald, 1955), p. 149: "There [in London] his first child William Hale was born 'at 10 o'clock pm' -- as his grandmother put it on record -- on November 7th, 1857."


  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer