Sidney Friedman, American banker, lawyer. Recipient Metropolitan award Yeshiva U., 1966; Citizen of Year award Dowling College; Tree of Life award Boys’ Town, 1968; Fiance award Post College, 1972. Fellow Phi Beta Kappa Associates; member American, New York City, Nassau County bar associations, County Lawyers Association Beta Kappa, Order of Coif.
Bar: New York bar 1932. Associate firm Kaufman, Weitzner & Celler, New York City, 1931-1933. Assistant to justice New York Supreme Court, 1933.
Counsel Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Washington, 1933-1936. Partner firm Cole, Friedman & Deitz, New York City, 1936-1964. Chairman of the Board National Bank N. American, New York City, 1964-1973.
Chairman of the Board, president Farmers Bank State of Delaware, Wilmington, 1976-1977. Counsel firm Kronish, Lieb, Shainswit, Weiner & Hellman, from 1973. Chairman of the executive committee Trust Company N. American, 1955-1957, Commercial Bank N. American, 1957-1960, MeadowBrook National Bank, 1960-1964.
Director National Bank North America, 1960-1975, Graphic Sciences, 1972-1973, C.I.T. Financial Corporation, 1966-1973.
Editor: Yale Law Jour, 1930-1931. Board of directors Mitchell Field Development Corporation, Nassau Citizens Development, 1967-1972. Associate trustee North Shore Hospital, Manhasset, New York, from 1965.
Treasurer, member Executive Committee United Fund Long Island, 1965-1968. Chairman of the Board ethics, Nassau County, from 1967. Trustee, secretary Hofstra U., 1971-1975.