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Sidney Hollander Jr., political pollster and market research pioneer, dies

Sidney Hollander Jr., political pollster and market research pioneer, dies

Sidney Hollander Jr., a retired pioneer in market and political research who was a leader in the civil rights movement, died of respiratory failure Monday at Roland Park Place. The longtime Windsor Hills resident was 100. Mr. Hollander worked with developer James W. Rouse on the creation of Mondawmin Mall in Baltimore and in the early planning of Columbia. He also conducted numerous election polls for newspapers and political candidates. Born in Baltimore and raised on Talbot Road in Windsor Hills, he was the son of Sidney Hollander Sr., a pharmacist who invented REM cough medicine and was later a civil rights activist and philanthropist. His mother was Clara Lauer, who attended Vassar...

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