ADA Presidents Album
Doctor Foster, of Baltimore, was elected twenty-ninth president of the Association at the 1889 meeting at Saratoga Springs, New York. He had been first vice president in 1884-1885. Doctor Foster was dean of the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery for 20 years. He served as president of the Maryland State Dental Association and was twice elected president of the National (Southern) Dental Association. He was born in Philadelphia in 1837 and died in 1914.
American Dental Association, "ADA President 1889-1890: Matthew Whildin Foster" (1977). ADA Presidents. 39.