The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Whitmarsh, Hubert Phelps
WHITMARSH, Hubert Phelps, American journalist: b. Madoc, province of Quebec, 10 Aug. 1863. He was a druggist in New York and Boston in 1887-1900, and in the latter year became the representative of the Century in Cuba. He subsequently went to the Philippines for the Outlook and in 1900-01 was governor of Benguet, P. I., resigning in the last-named year. He has published ‘The World's Rough Hand’; ‘The Golden Talisman’; ‘Mysterious Voyage of the Daphne’; ‘The Young Pearl Divers,’ etc.