Nicholas J. Mamalakis
Term of Award
Doctor of Letters
Institution Issuing the Honorary Degree
Armstrong State University
Brief Biography of Degree Recipient
Nicholas J. Mamalakis (1913-2005) was a Savannah native and son of Greek immigrants. He served with great distinction in the Navel Intelligence Agency during World War II before returning to Savannah to begin his career in insurance. Mamalakis was a successful businessman who served on many boards and was involved in multiple civic organizations. He was also very active at St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Church and was a Trustee of Armstrong. Mamalakis was posthumously awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters in December 2007.
Armstrong Atlantic State University, "Nicholas J. Mamalakis" (2007). Georgia Southern Honorary Degrees. 18.