JOSEPH B. HULETT, M.D., a prominent physician of Middletown, N. Y., is a surgeon who by his enlightened skill
has secured a wide reputation, and won a place in the front rank of his profession. He was born August 4, 1888,
at Barton, Tioga County, N. Y., a son of Cyrus B. and Ruth Emily (Slawson) Hulett. His education was obtained in
the schools of New York City and Wallkill Academy. He began the study of medicine under Dr. Darwin Everett, of
Middletown, and later had as his preceptors Drs. T. D. Mills, of Middletown, and Charles L. Wilkin, of New York.
He entered Columbia University and graduated from the medical department of that institution May 12, 1887. He also
took a post graduate course in Manhattan Hospital. In 1888 he entered upon the practice of his profession at Middletown.
Dr. Hulett is a member and ex president of the Orange County Medical Society, a member of the New York State Medical
Society, the American Medical Association, and is ex vice president of the International Association of Railway
Engineers. He is attending surgeon for Thrall Hospital, of Middletown, and has been surgeon for the Twenty fourth
Separate Company for the past five years. He was secretary and one of the organizers of the State Association of
Railway Surgeons, surgeon for the N. Y., O. & W. Railway, ex military surgeon attached to Third Brigade, New
York National Guard, and is an honorary member of the Association of Medical Officers of the Naval and Militia
Association, State of New York. Socially he holds membership in the Knights of Pythias, of Middletown; Hoffman
Lodge No. 412, F. & A. M.; Middletown Chapter, R. A. M.; Cypress Commandery, and the Mystic Shrine of New York
City, and is an honorary member of Excelsior Hook and Ladder Company of Middletown. Dr. Hulett takes a deep interest
in electrical matters, to which he has devoted much study. He is an honorary member of the Corliss Engineers' Association.
He married Lottie B. Hulse, daughter of Hudson E. and Anna (Thompson) Hulse, of Wallkill, Orange County, on June
27, 1889, and they have one son, J. Leslie, born April 1, 1891. His father, Cyrus B. Hulett, was born in Waverly,
N. Y., and died February 25, 1875. His mother was a native of Orange County, and died in November, 1889.
The History of Orange County New York
Edited by: Russel Headley
Van Deusen and Elms, Publishers
Middletown, N. Y. 1908
Orange County, NY
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