in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Dentistry; Medical Dentistry. 592 words.
Truman, Edwin Thomas (1818–1905), dentist and inventor of a gutta-percha preparation process, was born in London on 20 December 1818, the son of Thomas Truman, a descendant of Sir Benjamin...