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Sidney Israel Blatt


Blatt, Sidney Israel was born on June 5, 1921 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Rudolph S. and Clara (Mattlin) Blatt.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Ohio State University, 1946.


Vice-president Columbus Barrell Cooperage Company, 1947—1950, president, 1950—1955, Columbus Steel Drum Company, Franklin Steel Company, from 1955, Surface Research Corporation, Columbus, from 1959. Board directors, member executive committee Columbus Jewish Federation, from 1966, vice president, 1968—1974, president, 1974—1976. Board directors Big Brothers Association, Columbus, 1967—1970, Heritage House, Columbus, Jewish Center, Columbus, chairman, 1969—1973.

Vice president Temple Israel Foundation, Columbus, 1970—1972. President temple, 1977—1978. Member campaign cabinet United Way Franklin County, 1978.

Served with infantry United States Army, 1943-1945.


Member of National Association Industrial and Office Parks, President's Association, National Barrel and Drum Association (director, treasurer, executive committee, chairman board directors 1984-1985), Capital Club (founding member), Jockey Club, Firestone Country Club, Winding Hollow Country Club (president 1973-1975).


Married Selma Mae Kantor, July 11, 1943. Children: Meredith Gail, Cynthia Blatt Paine, Laura Jo.