Walter Golaski

Walter Golaski (HM1K1G)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19104 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 57.433', W 75° 11.449'

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Polish-American engineer and inventor. In the 1960s Drexel graduate Golaski perfected the Dense Knit Dacron Vascular Prosthesis, the first practical artificial blood vessel replacement, a life-saving medical advance. He began his career designing innovative machinery for the knitting industry, for which he received numerous patents. He encouraged scholarly and cultural exchange between Poland and the US. His workshop was here for many years.
HM NumberHM1K1G
Year Placed2014
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, April 19th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 483701 N 4423026
Decimal Degrees39.95721667, -75.19081667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.433', W 75° 11.449'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 25.98" N, 75° 11' 26.94" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 65 N 34th St, Philadelphia PA 19104, US
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