Rep. John Snyder (D-PA)

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John Snyder (Synder)

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Birthplace: Selinsgrove, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Selinsgrove, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Selinsgrove, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Simon Snyder, 3rd Governor of Pennsylvania and Elizabeth Snyder
Husband of Mary Louisa Snyder
Father of Elizabeth Vandyke
Brother of Amelia Jencks
Half brother of Henry William Snyder; George Antes Snyder and Phillip Frederick Snyder

Occupation: Military captain
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About Rep. John Snyder (D-PA)

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US Congressman. He was educated in the schools of Selinsgrove and served in the War of 1812 as Captain and commander of the Pennsylvania Militia's Selinsgrove Rifle Volunteers. Snyder was active in several business ventures, including paper mills and the Snyder Spring Oil Company. In 1840 he was a successful Democratic candidate for the US House of Representatives and served one term, 1841 to 1843. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1842, afterwards resuming management of his business enterprises. John Snyder was the son of Pennsylvania Governor Simon Snyder and the brother in law of Congressman John Wilkes Kittera.

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Rep. John Snyder (D-PA)'s Timeline

1793
July 29, 1793
Selinsgrove, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
1850
August 15, 1850
Age 57
Selinsgrove, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
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Selinsgrove, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, United States