(1913-1996)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.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Sunday, April 19th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 483701 N 4423026|
|Decimal Degrees||39.95721667, -75.19081667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 57.433', W 75° 11.449'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 57' 25.98" N, 75° 11' 26.94" W|
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|Area Code(s)||215, 267, 610|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 65 N 34th St, Philadelphia PA 19104, US|
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