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Marvin Wachman

Born: 24-Mar-1917
Birthplace: Milwaukee, WI
Died: 22-Dec-2007
Location of death: Philadelphia, PA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Temple University President, 1973-83

Military service: US Army (infantry sgt., WWII)

Father: Alex Wachman
Mother: Ida Epstein
Wife: Adeline Schpok ("Addie", teacher, m. 1942, until his death, two daughters)
Daughter: Katie Marie Wachman
Daughter: Lynn Allison Wachman

    University: BA History, Northwestern University (1939)
    University: MA History, Northwestern University (1940)
    University: PhD History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1942)
    Professor: Colgate University (13 years)
    Administrator: President, Lincoln University Pennsylvania (1961-69)
    Administrator: VP Academic Affairs, Temple University (1969-73)
    Administrator: President, Temple University (1973-83)
    Administrator: Interim President, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science (1990-91)
    Administrator: Interim President, Albright College (1991-92)

    Foreign Policy Research Institute President (1983-89)

Author of books:
History of the Social-Democratic Party of Milwaukee, 1897-1910 (1945, history)
The Education of a University President (2005, memoir)


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