Sidney Smith, 92

Official with NLRB

April 11, 2007

Sidney Smith, a retired assistant regional director for the National Labor Relations Board, died of a stroke Sunday at the Northwest Hospital Center. The Pikesville resident was 92.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., he earned a bachelor's degree at Brooklyn College. After moving to Baltimore in 1947, he received a degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law.

He spent nearly 40 years in government service, including time with the Army Air Corps during World War II.

For many years Mr. Smith was assistant regional director of NLRB Region 5 in Baltimore. Before his retirement in 1977, he served in the same capacity in the board's office in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he lived for about two years.

Mr. Smith enjoyed travel. On several occasion he and his wife drove from Baltimore to Mexico City and other destinations to visit historical and archaeological sites.

Graveside services will be held at 9 a.m. today at the Berrymans Lane Cemetery, 400 Berrymans Lane in Reisterstown. He was a member of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation.

Survivors include a son, Joel Smith of Pikesville; a brother, Arthur L. Smith of Santa Monica, Calif.; and two grandchildren. His wife of 58 years, the former Roslyn Albrecht, died in 2005.

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