Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Cy Schneidman

Seymour "Cy" Schneidman

July 6, 1917
New York, NY

August 11, 1985
Guilford, NY

1936-37 CCNY (College)
1937-38 Jersey Reds (ABL)
1939-40 Jersey Reds (ABL)

Born in New York City to George and Ida Schneidman. Schneidman played basketball at CCNY, graduating in 1937. He would play two seasons with the Jersey Reds, but would leavethe sport behind to open his own accounting firm, Seymour Schneidman & Associates, in  New York City. Aside from the very successful firm, Seymour has a director at Goodman-Todson Television Company as well as being a part-owner of at least a dozen newspapers.

He married Lorraine Goldring (1919-2017) and they had one son and one daughter.

Obituary, NY Times, August 13, 1985


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