William G. McGowan

William G. McGowan (HM19YP)

Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 Luzerne County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 14.765', W 75° 52.883'

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Founder of MCI Communications. MCI challenged AT&T's monopoly of the telephone industry and went on to become one of the nation's leaders in that field. McGowan was also a major financial contributor to many medical institutions and fields of research. He was a native of Ashley.
HM NumberHM19YP
Year Placed2006
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 4:09am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 426150 N 4566449
Decimal Degrees41.24608333, -75.88138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 14.765', W 75° 52.883'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 14' 45.90" N, 75° 52' 52.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 46 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre PA 18701, US
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