J. Stenson Hooker

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J. Stenson Hooker
Born 1853
Luton, Bedfordshire, England, U.K.
Died February 1946
Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, U.K.
Affiliations Association for the Prevention of Premature Burial
Spouse(s) Beatrice Anne Ayling (m. 1893)

Joseph Stenson Hooker (1853-1946) was a British physician and surgeon interested in naturopathy, chromopathy, medical hypnosis, and sundry other drugless cures, as well as such subjects as psychic research and allied disciplines.

Selected Bibliography

Letters to the Editors of Lancet

Books & Pamphlets

  • Hooker, J. Stenson (1905), The Trend of Modern Medicine 
  • Hooker, J. Stenson (1905), The Letters of Little Mary 
  • Hooker, J. Stenson (1907), The Higher Medicine, London: The Celtic Press, 
  • Hooker, J. Stenson (1908), How Not to Grow Old 
  • Hooker, J. Stenson (1914), A New Suggestion Treatment: Without Hypnotism 
  • Hooker, J. Stenson (1921), A Spiritual Basis of Health 
  • Hooker, J. Stenson (1932), The Newer Practice of Medicine 
  • Hooker, J. Stenson (1937), The Humane Family Doctor 


  • Hooker was removed from the British Medical Register in 1925 for apparent "unprofessional conduct" stemming from his advertising, being restored seventeen years later in 1942.