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Samuel Nathaniel Friedel

(1898 - 1979)

FRIEDEL, Samuel Nathaniel, a Representative from Maryland; born in Washington, D.C., April 18, 1898; moved with his family to Baltimore, Md., when six months of age; attended the public schools and Strayer Business College; mailing clerk in a Baltimore store 1919-1923; founder and president of Industrial Loan Co., 1926-1956; member of the State house of delegates 1935-1939; member of the city council of Baltimore 1939-1952, representing the first and later the fifth district; delegate, Democratic National Conventions, 1964 and 1968; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-third and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1953-January 3, 1971); chairman, Committee on House Administration (Ninetieth and Ninety-first Congresses), Joint Committee on the Library (Ninety-first Congress), Joint Committee on Printing (Ninety-first Congress); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1970 to the Ninety-second Congress; died in Towson, Md., March 21, 1979; interment in the Hebrew Friendship Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.

Sources: Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress