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Sidney Friedman

banker , lawyer.

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.

Background

Friedman, Sidney was born on December 1, 1907 in New York City. Son of William and Sarah (Silver) Friedman.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Yale, 1931. Master of Arts, Brown U., 1931, Bachelor of Philosophy, 1928.

Career

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.

Works

  • 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.

Membership

Fellow Phi Beta Kappa Associates. Member American, New York City, Nassau County bar associations, County Lawyers Association Beta Kappa, Order of Coif.

Connections

Married Blanche Banner, April. Children: Nancy (Mistress.

father:
William Friedman

mother:
Sarah (Silver) Friedman

spouse:
Blanche Banner

child:
Nancy (Mrs Friedman