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Sidney Hollander, Industrialist, Communal Leader, Dies at 90

Sidney Hollander, an industrialist and communal leader for several decades, died here yesterday at the age of 90. Mr. Hollander was a former head of the American Jewish Congress chapter here, and also served for years with the American Jewish Committee, the National Urban League, the National Community Relations Advisory Council and the Travelers Aid Association.

Mr. Hollander was national president of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds during 1939-46 and of the National Social Welfare Assembly during 1955-56, becoming head of the National Citizens Committee on Careers in Social Work in 1957. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1902 with a pharmaceutical degree, and later became president of the Maryland Pharmaceutical Company and the REM Company.