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Harold Saltzman, Age 82

Died on March 1, 2020

Harold Saltzman was a UFT member for 61 years and a dedicated organizer and activist with the union. He served in many UFT roles including delegate, district representative, secretary of the High School Committee and member of the citywide Executive Board.

Harold was a first-generation American, born in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood to Morris and Rose Saltzman, both Jewish Eastern European immigrants. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson HS in 1955 and from the City College of New York in 1959.

Harold is survived by his children Steven, Michael and Elisse (Lissy), and his grandchildren Jacob, Miles, Mycah and Jonas, as well as his former wife Mary Jo Bible, his brother-in-law Felix Berman, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.