Wednesday, 19 January 2011
Dr Hamzah bin Md Taib (1900-1955)
LMS 1923 KEVII
Date of birth: 1900
Place of birth: Muar, Johor, British Malaya
Date of death: Saturday, 14 May 1955
Place of death: General Hospital Johor Bahru, Johor
Place of burial: Tanah Perkuburan Mahmoodiah, Bukit Mahmoodiah, Johor Bahru
Set up the Malay State Pharmacy in Muar.
Opened additional clinics in Segamat, Kulai, Senai, Kluang, Johor Bahru & Tampin
Great interest in politics
Fought for Malayan Independence
Juggled clinics and politics - known as "Dr Hamzah Politik"
First Malay doctor from Johor