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John Glen Snodgrass

Birthplace: New Martinsville, Wetzel County, West Virginia, United States
Death: September 16, 1932 (50)
New Martinsville, Wetzel County, West Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ellery B Snodgrass and Marybelle Belle Snodgrass
Husband of Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Brother of Zana Gertrude Snodgrass; James Lee Snodgrass; Virginia Flood Chapman and Margaret C Snodgrass

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About John Glen Snodgrass

Like his father, and grandfather before him, Glen was also an attorney who practiced in New Martinsville.

Obituaries from Newspapers of Northern West Virginia : Second Series (1933), Vol. 2, p. 407:
[JOHN G. SNODGRASS By Kenneth R. Boord
New Martinsville, Sept. 20.— Hundred of persons from central West Virginia and the Ohio valley attended the funeral rites yesterday afternoon for State Senator John Glen Snodgrass, 50, at his home on North Main street here. Senator Snodgrass died early Friday morning after a week's ilness of Bright's disease. He had been in ill health for the last six weeks but had been bedfast for only a week.
The services were In charge of the Rey. J. E. Brown, pastor of St. John's Methodist Episcopal church, South, of New Martinsville. Interment was made in the Williams cemetery,]

WV Blue Book (1931), p. 598:
[SNODGRASS, GLEN, (Democrat), of New Martinsville, Wetzel county, was born there on October 6, 1881, and received his early education in Magnolia High School; law graduate West Virginia University, 1902; lawyer in active practice; editor and manager Wetzel Democrat since 1908. Senator Snodgrass is a Methodist, an Elk and a member of the Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity; recorder, New Martinsville, 1905-1910 and 1927-1928; prosecuting attorney Wetzel county, 1913-1916. In 1930 he was elected to the Senate from the Second District and in 1931 session served on the Committees on the Judiciary, Labor, Roads and Navigation, Counties and Municipal Corporations, Privileges and Elections and Claims and Grievances.]

General register of the members of the Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity, 1850-1920 (1920), p. 867:
John Glen Snodgrass, LL.B., New Martinsville, W. Va. Born at New Martinsville, W. Va., October 6, 1881. Son of E. B. and Mary Belle (Barrick) Snodgrass. Attorney-at-law. Editor and business manager of Wetzel Democrat. Married, July 9, 1906, Mary Ellen Kavanagh.]

West Virginia and Its People (1913), Vol. 2, p. 485:
[(III) Glen, son of Ellery B. and Mary Belle (Barrick) Snodgrass, was born at New Martinsville, October 6, 1881. His education was begun in the public schools. Desiring to follow the profession of his father and grandfather, he studied in the law department of the University of West Virginia, from which he was graduated in the spring of 1902. Until the death of his father he practiced with him at New Martinsville; since his death he has practiced alone at the same place. Mr. Snodgrass has been editor of the Wetzel Democrat since May 25, 1908. From 1905 to 1911 he was recorder of New Martinsville, and in 1912 was elected prosecuting attorney of Wetzel county. He is a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Mr. Snodgrass married, July 9, 1906, Mary E., daughter of Martin and Mary Kavanagh. No children.]

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John Glen Snodgrass's Timeline

October 6, 1881
New Martinsville, Wetzel County, West Virginia, United States
September 16, 1932
Age 50
New Martinsville, Wetzel County, West Virginia, United States