Louis Silberstein


Louis Silberstein, a Baltimore lawyer, died Monday following a stroke at Sinai Hospital.

Services for Mr. Silberstein were held yesterday at the Beth El Synagogue.

Mr. Silberstein, who was 87, was born in Lithuania and came to Baltimore in 1905.

He was educated in the Baltimore school system and graduated from the University of Maryland Law School in 1928. From 1928 until a month ago, he had a law practice in Baltimore.

In 1947, he was named city solicitor for Baltimore and remained in the position for about 10 years.

Mr. Silberstein was a corporate attorney and legal counsel for the Londontown Corp., which produces the London Fog raincoat.

He was a founding member of the Beth El Synagogue and remained active there until his death.

He is survived by the former Bessie Rabinowitz, his wife of 59 years; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Barbara Silberstein of Brooklandville; a daughter and son-in-law, Myra and Sheldon Goldgeier of Greenspring; two sisters, Sarie Silverton and Mollie Eisenberg, both of Baltimore; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family suggested contributions to the Agus Scholarship Fund at Beth El Synagogue, 8101 Park Heights Ave.

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