(c. Dec 1778 - 20 Mar 1855)
English inventor and manufacturer who is noted for his patent for Portland cement (1824).
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We may almost say of him [Joseph Aspdin, inventor of Portland Cement] what the epitaph in St. Pauls Cathedral says of Sir Christopher Wren: If you seek his monument, look around.
In the Vancouver newspaper, 'The Sun's School Service: Portland Cement', The Vancouver Sun (14 Jan 1937), 12. No writer identified; part of the Sun-Ray Club feature Conducted by Uncle Ben.
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Joseph Aspdin - Portland Cement