Jesse William Lazear

Jesse William Lazear (HM17TD)

Location: Washington, PA 15301 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 10.17', W 80° 14.464'

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In Memory of Jesse William Lazear 1868-1900, Washington and Jefferson College 1888. Physician and Scientist, he researched the cause of Yellow Fever with the U.S. Army Medical Commission, led by Walter Reed, in Cuba. Volunteering as an experimental subject at the sacrifice of his own life, Dr. Lazear was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for heroism. A member of the Pennsylvania Alpha Chapter of Phi Kappa Psi, Dr. Lazear nobly exemplified the fraternity's eternal principles and highest ideals.
HM NumberHM17TD
Year Placed2002
Placed ByThe Executive Council of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 8:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 564622 N 4446846
Decimal Degrees40.16950000, -80.24106667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 10.17', W 80° 14.464'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 10' 10.20" N, 80° 14' 27.84" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-149 S Lincoln St, Washington PA 15301, US
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