Shreveport, Louisiana (Oct. 1)
Sidney Levy Herold, former president of the Louisana Bar Association and noted Jewish leader of the South, has been elected chairman of the Shreveport Zionist District. In a resolution recently adopted on the occasion of Mr. Herold’s fiftieth birthday, the Shreveport Zionist District hailed him as one of the most devoted Jews in America. Mr. Herold, who is a life member of the Zionist Organization of America, was zone president of the Southwestern states in the last drive for the Joint Distribution Committee.
Mr. Herold has been actively interested in politics, especially in matters affecting civil and political rights, and was chairman of the committee on the bill of rights of the Louisiana Constitutional Convention, which wrote the present constitution of that state. He has been president of the Shreveport as well as the Louisiana Bar Associations.