Samuel Nathaniel Friedel Edit Profile
Born in Washington, D.C., Friedel moved with his family to Baltimore, Maryland, when he was six months old and attended the public schools in Baltimore and Strayer Business College.
He worked as a mailing clerk in a Baltimore store from 1919 to 1923. In 1926, Friedel founded the Industrial Loan Co., serving as president until 1956. He served as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1964 and 1968.
Friedel was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-third and to the eight succeeding Congresses, serving from January 3, 1953 until January 3, 1971. While in congress, he served as chairman of the Committee on House Administration (Ninetieth and Ninety-first Congresses), the Joint Committee on the Library (Ninety-first Congress) and the Joint Committee on Printing (Ninety-first Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1970 to the Ninety-second Congress.
Friedel died in Towson, Maryland and is buried in the Hebrew Friendship Cemetery in Baltimore.
Member 83d-91st Congresses, 7th District Maryland., chairman house administration committee, chairman transportation and aeronautics subcom, vice chairman joint commission on printing, vice chairman joint commission on library. Member Maryland. House Delegates, 1934-1938. Member Baltimore City Council, 1939, 43, 51.
Member Mount Washington Improvement Association, Baltimore.
Married Regina B. Johnson, March 8, 1939.