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History educator , college administrator

Walden Shanklin Freeman, American history educator, college administrator.


Freeman, Walden Shanklin was born on August 31, 1930 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Harry Z. and Ellen (Shanklin) Freeman.


Bachelor, Butler University, 1952. Master of Arts, Butler University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1967.


Instructor in history, Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) College, 1963-1968; associate professor of history, William Woods College, Fulton, Missouri, 1968-1972; associate dean academic affairs, registrar, professor of history, William Woods College, Fulton, Missouri, 1973-1983; chair humanities division, professor, William Woods College, Fulton, Missouri, 1983-1985; vice president academic affairs, professor of history, Schreiner College, Kerrville, Texas, 1986-1994; retired, 1994. Visiting associate professor of history Indiana U., Bloomington, 1972-1973.


Chapter treasurer American Red Cross, Kerrville, 1995-1998, board directors, 1993-1997. Member steering committee Leadership Kerr County, Kerrville, 1988-1993. Chair campaign subcommittee United Way, Fulton, 1982, 83.

Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1954-1976. Member Organisation American Historians, American History Association, Indiana History Society, Kiwanis (president Fulton 1981-1982, Kerrville 1995-1996), Alpha Chi (national secretary 1991-1995).


Married Carolyn Louise Robertsdahl, August 19, 1978.

Harry Z. Freeman

Ellen (Shanklin) Freeman

Carolyn Louise Robertsdahl