James Laidlaw Maxwell, Junior

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James Laidlaw Maxwell, Junior (Chinese: 馬雅各二世; 1876 – 12 August 1951) was a pioneering modern English Presbyterian medical missionary to Formosa (Taiwan) and China. He was the son of James Laidlaw Maxwell, Senior.

J. Laidlaw Maxwell followed his father, and served in the Tainan Sin-lâu Hospital his father started from 1900 to 1923, during Taiwan's Japanese era. In 1923, he was appointed secretary of the China Medical Missionary Association. He died of Malaria in Hangchow in 1951.


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