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Name: TIBBLES, Joseph Russell (Dr.)

Birth Date: 1892 Melton Mowbray

Death Date: 29 May 1959 Harrow

First Date: 1926

Profession: Medical officer

Married: Marguerite Annie Joan Griffith Marshall b. 23 Mar 1891 Dulwich, d. 1967 Kingston, Surrey

Children: John Adrian Russell (23 Feb 1929 Doncaster)

Book Reference: Gazette

War Service: RAMC in WW1 and WW2

School: MB, ChB Aberdeen

General Information:

Gazette - 10/11/1926 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Medical Officer - J. R. Tibbs
Is Tibbles in subsequent medical lists
Internet: His Grandfather William Tibbles b1834 was born into a poor family but somehow by the age of 37 was an electrical medical practitioner perporting to cure ailments with mild electric currents. Despite having no evidenced medical background he later got involved in producing Vi-Cocoa which described as a revitalizing product. Some of his products included cocaine see . Vi-Cocoa was marketed alongside Dr Tibbles' Brain Feeder, and Dr Tibbles' Child Restorer. He ended up with a factory employing 550 in Watford. Due to his wealth he then managed to pay for three of his sons to receive a good medical education - John Thomas b1855 became a surgeon, William b1859 became a physician/surgeon and Edwin b1874 was a druggist. Joseph Russell Tibbles was the son of John Thomas Tibbles.

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