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Dr Francis Joseph Waickman
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1923
Summit County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 2006

He was in the inaugural St. Sebastian grade school class, and graduated from Champion Jesuit High School in 1941, the College of the Holy Cross in 1947, and St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1948. He completed his residency in pediatrics at St. Louis University in 1952, and served as an instructor in pediatrics at St. Louis University School of Medicine from 1952 to 1953. After serving honorably in the Air Force from 1953 to 1955, he returned to Akron, where he practiced pediatrics and then allergy. He was on the emeritus teaching staff at Children's Hospital, an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine, and director of the Part II Instructional Program of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine at the time of his retirement in 2000. He was awarded the Tribune Award in 1941 for overall academic, athletic, and leadership excellence, the Rinkel Award in 1986 and the Forman Award in 1990 by the American Academy of Environmental Medicine, and the Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching from the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy in 1995. He married Marie Kathryn Martin in 1949 and raised a family of seven, all of who remember him with respect and affection. He was an avid skier, and a parishioner of St. Hilary Parish. He was preceded in death by his father, Leo A. Waickman; his mother, Catherine Gillhooly Waickman; and his son, F. Joseph Waickman Jr. He is survived by his wife; five sons; two daughters; and 13 grandchildren. (Akron Beacon Journal - Friday, July 28, 2006) 
Family links: 
  Leo A Waickman (1890 - 1957)
  Catherine M Gilhooly Waickman (1890 - 1962)
  William Christopher Waickman (1957 - 2013)*
  Anna Mary Waickman (1920 - 2009)*
  Francis Joseph Waickman (1923 - 2006)
*Calculated relationship
Holy Cross Cemetery
Summit County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Thom Painter
Record added: Nov 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101113222
Dr Francis Joseph Waickman
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A kind and generous man. Remembered fondly.
 Added: Mar. 29, 2013

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