Dr. William J. McKnight

Dr. William J. McKnight (HM2GKL)

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N 41° 9.622', W 79° 4.79'

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A physician turned senator, he coauthored an act in 1883 that established a board to oversee the distribution of unclaimed bodies to medical schools for anatomical study. In effect, it made grave robbery illegal and promoted the advancement of medical science.
Year Placed2018
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, May 5th, 2019 at 8:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 661101 N 4558336
Decimal Degrees41.16036667, -79.07983333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 9.622', W 79° 4.79'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 9' 37.32" N, 79° 4' 47.4" W
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