Thomas Lathrop Stedman
He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on October 11, 1853. He received bachelor's and master's degrees from Trinity College, and studied medicine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, graduating in 1877. He was a fellow of the American Medical Association.
He became an editor of the Medical Record starting in 1890. In 1903 he became editor of Dunglison's New Dictionary of Medical Science and Literature. It became Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the 1911 edition.