David Garman

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David Edmund Talbot Garman OBE (9 May 1922 – 4 January 2019) was a British inventor and businessman.[1] He was born in Thakeham, West Sussex, England.[2] Garman invented the first portable powered bath lift in 1981 —a lift to assist people with mobility problems getting in and out of the bath.[3] He was the founder and Chairman of Mangar International Limited, Mangar International (Holdings) Limited and Mangar 2013 Limited.[4]

Garman died in Wales on 4 January 2019, aged 96.[5][6]

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  1. "OBE for inventor of the bathlift". Archived from the original on 2018-05-01. Retrieved 2019-03-13.
  2. "Patents by Inventor David Edmund Talbot Garman - Justia Patents Search". Patents.justia.com.
  3. "The History Behind Mangar Health". Mangar Global. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
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  5. Barnett, Calvin (7 January 2019). "Award-winning industry innovator and pioneer passes away".
  6. "Tributes to man who 'contributed to much' to affordable housing". Dorset Echo.