Jones, William Ernest (1867-1957)

Also known as
Jones, William Ernest, (CMG) (1867-1957)
Field of activity
Psychiatrist
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William Ernest Jones (1867-1957), psychiatrist, was born on 14 July 1867 at Upper Gornal, Dudley, Staffordshire, England, son of Alfred Jones, surgeon, and his wife Caroline Maria, née Noott. Supported...

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William Jones was appointed Inspector-General of the Insane (1905), later Director of Mental Hygiene, in Victoria and held this office until 1937. He also served on various government inquiries into mental hygiene.

  • Career position - Inspector-General of the insane in Victoria
  • Career position - War service with the Australian Army Medical Corps
  • Career position - Chair of the commission of inquiry into lunacy in Western Australia
  • Career position - Ran a Federal Government inquiry into the mentally deficient
  • Career position - Advisor to the Tasmanian government on the rebuilding of New Norfolk Asylum
  • Award - Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
  • Career position - Chaired a government inquiry into the Victorian Health Department

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Jones, William Ernest
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Jones, William Ernest (1867-1957), psychiatrist
    Foster, S. G.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 9, 520-521
  3. Dr William Ernest Jones, psychiatrist
    Mulder, Audrey
    Published: University of Tasmania and the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, Hobart, 1994
    Series: "Outpost medicine": Australasian studies on the history of medicine: Third National Conference of the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, Hobart, February 1993, 183-6
  4. Removing Some of the Dust from the Wheels of Civilization: William Ernest Jones and the 1928 Commonwealth Survey of Mental Deficiency
    Jones, Ross
    Published: 2009
    Series: Australian Historical Studies, 40, 1, 63-78

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