Saperstein, Sidney A. (Sidney Alfred), 1916-2007


Saperstein, Sidney A. (Sidney Alfred), 1916-2007


Bio: Sidney Alfred Saperstein was an attorney originally from New York City. He served as Deputy General Counsel at the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and helped to draft several key pieces of legislation including the Medicare Act and the National Defense Education act.


Sidney Saperstein and President Lyndon Baines Johnson. Signing of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, White House, Washington DC, 11/7/1967. Photo # 7313-2a by Frank Wolfe. White House Photo Office collection, LBJ Presidential Library. Public domain.


LBJ Connection: Legislative Attorney, Deputy Chief, and Assistant General Counsel of the Legislative Division, Office of the General Counsel, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1941-1973