David Edmund Talbot Garman OBE (9 May 1922 – 4 January 2019) was a British inventor and businessman. He was born in Thakeham, West Sussex, England. 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. He was the founder and Chairman of Mangar International Limited, Mangar International (Holdings) Limited and Mangar 2013 Limited.
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