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Edward Benjamin Lindaman

college president.

Edward Benjamin Lindaman, American college president. Member American Federation television and Radio Artists.


Lindaman, Edward Benjamin was born on May 6, 1920 in Davenport, Iowa, United States. Son of Benjamin and Lillian (Hammerand) Lindaman.


A.S., Mesabi Community College, 1939. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Tarkio College, 1966. Doctor of Science (honorary), Chapman College, 1970.


Production control and project scheduling North America Aviation, Inc., Los Angeles, 1940-1950. Assistant to president American Helicopter Company, Inc., Manhattan Beach, California, 1951-1953. Management reporting specialist Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1954-1956.

With autonetics div. North America Aviation, Inc., Los Angeles, 1956-1962. Manager master program planning, defense div. Otis Elevator Company, Santa Ana, 1962-1964.

Assistant to vice president management planning and controls, manager configuration management, director program control Apollo Spacecraft, North America Rockwell Corporation, Downey, California, 1964-1969. President Whitworth College, Spokane, Washington, 1970-1980. President National Council Presbyterian Men, 1967.

Official delegate 4th Assembly World Council Churches, Uppsala, 1968. Chairman nat. goals steering committee National Council Young Men’s Christian Association’s, 1976. Chairperson Government's Task Force on Alternatives for Washington 1985, 1974-1975.

Nat. chairperson Environmental Symposium series Expo ’74 World’s Fair, Spokane, 1974. Trustee San Francisco Theological Seminary.


  • Author: Space: A New Direction For Mankind, 1969. (television program) Rebels with a Cause, ABC, Los Angeles, 1967-1969.


Member American Federation television and Radio Artists.


Married Geraldine Metcalf, April. Children: David William Susan, Brian Edward, Merrilee.

Benjamin Lindaman

Lillian (Hammerand) Lindaman

Geraldine Metcalf

David William Susan Lindaman

Brian Edward Lindaman

Merrilee Lindaman