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Daniel Mardian, American construction company director. Recipient Hall of Fame award Arizona State University, 1990, medallion of merit, 1984, Excellence in Construction award American Subcontractors Association, 1988, Hall of Fame award National Football Foundation, 1987, Brotherhood award Arizona chapter National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1981, Fellow award American Institute Constructors, 1996.


Mardian, Daniel was born on April 10, 1917 in Pasadena, California, United States. Son of Samuel and Akabe (Lekerian) Mardian.


Student, Pasadena City College, 1937. Diploma, United States Army Engineering School, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1944. Diploma, United States Army Command and General Staff College, 1961.


Commissioned, United States Army, 1942;advances through grades lieutenant colonel, United States Army, 1962;retired, United States Army, 1970;partner, Mardian Construction Company, Phoenix, 1945-1947;executive vice president, Mardian Construction Company, Phoenix, 1947-1966;president, Mardian Construction Company, Phoenix, 1966-1978;also board directors, Mardian Construction Company, Phoenix. Past chairman, member National Joint Apprenticeship/Training commission Oper. Engineers, Washington, 1975-1978.

Member of advisory board construction programs Arizona State University, Tempe, since 1957, member of advisory board College Engineering, since 1957. Member of advisory board construction program Northern Arizona U., Flagstaff. Board directors Citibank, Phoenix, 1962-1987.


President American Council Construction Education, Monroe, Louisiana, 1991-1993. Past president, board directors Fiesta Bowl, Tempe, 1986-1992. General campaign chairman United Way, Phoenix, 1967.

President Metropolitan Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, 1967-1968. Captain C.E., United States Army, 1942-1946, PTO, since 1970. Member Associated General Contractors American (life board directors, chairman year award 1970, member workforce development committee, trustee, chairman laborers training committee, since 1969), Sun Angel Foundation (chairman 1989-1991), Arizona Academy, Phoenix Country Club (board directors, president 1985-1986), Phoenix Kiwanis Club (past director).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golfing, fishing.


Married Katherine Evkhanian, January 30, 1942. Children: Daniel Junior, Tom, John, Paul, Scott.

Samuel Mardian

Akabe (Lekerian) Mardian

Katherine Evkhanian

Daniel Junior Mardian

Tom Mardian

John Mardian

Paul Mardian

Scott Mardian