As it turns out, there are quite a few guys named ‘Joseph Dutton‘ in the world, and even a few in the history books as well. Here’s a couple of them…
- Joseph Everett Dutton discovered a sleep sickness, but died at age 29 from a tick bite. Over 1,000 people attended his funereal.
- Brother Joseph Dutton became a catholic priest and served in Hawaii at a leper colony. He was characterized in a movie about the colony called “Molokai” with his role being played by actor Tom Wilkinson
. Here’s another blog post with a bit more detail about the life of Brother Joseph Dutton: A Servant of the Lepers: Brother Joseph of Molokai
You can watch the entire movie on-line.