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Walter Golaski

(1913-1996)

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
1. Walter Golaski Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected 2014 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.433′ N, 75° 11.449′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on 34th Street. Touch for map. The marker is located on Drexel campus on Lancaster Walk. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. ENIAC (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Penn Relays (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (approx. 0.6 miles away); Philadelphia General Hospital (approx. 0.7 miles away); Paths & Pavilions (approx. 0.7 miles away); Freedom Now Rally
Walter Golaski Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
2. Walter Golaski Marker
(approx. mile away); Fairmount Water Works (approx. mile away); Fairmount Dam (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Walter Golaski Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
3. Walter Golaski Marker
The marker is located in the background on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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