Arthur Elijah Trueman, 1894-1956

  title={Arthur Elijah Trueman, 1894-1956},
  author={William John Pugh},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={291 - 305}
  • W. Pugh
  • Published 1 November 1958
  • Medicine
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Arthur Elijah Trueman was born on 26 April 1894 at Nottingham. He was the son of Elijah Trueman and Thirza Gottee, who were both natives of Nottingham. He lived at various places near the borders of Nottingham which were always within easy reach of the country and he recorded that at an early age he was particularly interested in sketching from nature; this facility he retained throughout his life, many of his papers and books being illustrated by his own sketches and drawings. In later years… 
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