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Affiliated with the Local History Network of the State Historical Society of Iowa, and the Iowa Museum Association.
Such devotion to service involved Friedman in service to Divine Word College's Friends Across Nations program which matched college students with area families. He served as president of the NATIVITY CHURCH, Dubuque Independent Insurance Agents, Serra Club, and the Dubuque Downtown Kiwanis Club. Friedman was also a member of the board of WAHLERT CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, Sisters of Saint Francis Development Council, St. Stephen's Food Bank, and the Dubuque Area Lifetime Center.
In 2016 Friedman and Katherine FISCHER published A. A. Cooper: Reinvesting the Wheel.
1. Porter, Bekah, "Mr. Peanut 'Legendary,'" Telegraph Herald, November 10, 2008, p. 66