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Air force officer , Philosophy educator

Malham M. Wakin, American philosophy educator, air force officer. Mudd Memorial fellow University Southern California, 1958-1959; recipient Cardinal Cooke award United States Military Ordinariate, Washington, 1982, Review William Corby award University Notre Dame, 1986; named Scholar of University, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, 1970.


Wakin, Malham M. was born on March 31, 1931 in Oneonta, New York, United States. Son of Chickery A. and Hattie (Nauseef) Wakin.


Bachelor of Arts Notre Dame, 1952. AM, State University of New York, Albany, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1959.

HDL, Illinois Benedictine College, 1991.


Second in command Lieutenant, United States Air Force, 1953;advanced through grades to colonel, United States Air Force, 1967;member of faculty United States Air Force Academy, United States Air Force, Colorado Springs, Colorado, since 1959;professor philosophy, United States Air Force, Colorado Springs, Colorado, since 1964;assistant dean, then associate dean, United States Air Force, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1964-1967, 77-91;head department philosophy, United States Air Force, Colorado Springs, Colorado, since 1967. National chairman Joint Superior vena cava syndrome Conference Professional Ethics, Colorado Springs, since 1979. Member ethics oversight committee United States Olympic Committee, Colorado Springs, since 1991.

Member ethics visiting committee United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, since 1991.



Member acquisitions committee Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, since 1986. Member American Catholic Philosophical Association, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, golf, gardening.


Married Marion Margaret Beni, December 26, 1954 (deceased 1974). Children: Pamela, Mary, Margaret, Susan, Mala. Married Linda Mack Nelson, June 21, 1976.

Children: Kelly, Keith, Karen.

Chickery A. Wakin

Hattie (Nauseef) Wakin

Marion Margaret Beni

Pamela Wakin

Mary Wakin

Margaret Wakin

Susan Wakin

Mala;m. Linda Mack Nelson Wakin

June 21 Wakin

1976 Wakin

Kelly Wakin

Keith Wakin

Karen Wakin