|Birth: ||Sep. 14, 1856|
Salt Lake County
|Death: ||Oct. 3, 1930|
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Obituary/Article in the Park Record on the death of W.I. Snyder:
The following is taken from the Salt Lake Tribune of last Saturday:
"Judge Wilson I. Snyder, prominent attorney, industrial leader and mining man-died Friday-October 3rd at his residence, 1351 East First South street, following a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 Sunday at the Masonic temple in charge of Agenta Lodge No. 3 Masons and interment will be at Santa Monica, California.
Judge Snyder took a prominent part in the development of Utah's mining industry and until recently served as vice-president, director and general counsel for the Tintic Standard Mining company.
He was the author of a well known treatise, "Snyder on Mines," an article on mines and mining to the American and English Encyclopedia of Law.
He was born 12 miles south of Salt Lake, September 14, 1856, the son of George G. and Elsie Jacob Snyder. His father came west from Watertown, New York in the California gold rush of 1849 and subsequently settled in Salt Lake and was active in Utah industry. Judge Snyder was a descendant of families that came to America on the Mayflower.
His boyhood was spent in Salt Lake and Summit county and he received his education in the schools of Wanship by private instruction. He began the study of law when 18, and in the latter part of 1874, he entered the office of Judge J.G. Sutherland. He later studied under Judge E. F. Dunne and was admitted to the bar, October 21, 1879, opening an office in Park City. In 1901, he settled in Salt Lake, organizing the firm of Snyder, Westerfelt, Snyder and Wight. Bismark Snyder, his brother, was a member of the firm.
He was married in 1877 in Pleasant Grove, Utah to Miss Cynthia Brown, daughter of Bishop John Brown, a Utah pioneer. They had two children, one of whom is living. Mrs. Cora Snyder Ferguson of Ocean Park, California. His first wife died in 1881 and he married Mrs. Elizabeth Wells Arrick, a native of Sheffield, England. She died in October 1921. He later married Miss Hannah LaCompte of Park City, who survives him.
He was a past master of Argenta Lodge and a member of the Scottish Rite and Mystic Shrine. He was a past grand marshall of the I.O.O.F. and was a member of the Woodsman of the World. Member of the Masons.
The remains were taken to Santa Monica, Californ for interment. In a letter received yesterday from Alhambra, Calif.............................
Parents were George C Snyder and Elsie Jacob
1 - Sytha Brown Snyder
2 - Elizabeth Wells Arrick Snyder
3 - Hannah LeCompte Snyder
Per death certificate body was shipped from Salt Lake City, Utah to Santa Monica, California on October 5, 1930. He was buried on 7 Oct 1930.
George Gideon Snyder (1819 - 1887)
Elsie Pamelia Jacob Snyder (1831 - 1891)
Sytha Brown Snyder (1857 - 1881)
Hannah Le Compte Snyder (1886 - 1941)*
Elizabeth Wells Snyder (1846 - 1921)*
George Wilson Snyder (1878 - 1884)*
Cora Snyder Ferguson (1880 - 1968)*
Robert Calvin Snyder (1843 - 1843)**
Parley (infant) Pratt Snyder (1844 - 1844)**
Emily Lydia Snyder Thompson (1846 - 1928)**
Lucy Rhoena Snyder Tanner (1848 - 1917)**
George Wilder Snyder (1850 - 1871)**
Oscar Edward Snyder (1851 - 1918)**
Orville Orlando Snyder (1853 - 1939)**
Lovisa Comstock Snyder Alexander (1854 - 1913)**
Wilson Isaac Snyder (1856 - 1930)
Rilla Inez Snyder (1857 - 1936)**
Louis Andrew Snyder (1859 - 1945)**
Luna Romania Snyder Bowman (1859 - 1949)**
Franklin Richards Snyder (1860 - 1932)**
Cora Elcena Snyder Evans (1861 - 1942)*
Nellie Martha Snyder Thiriot (1861 - 1929)**
Olive Minetta Snyder (1862 - 1898)**
Willard Fiske Snyder (1863 - 1928)**
Zina Caroline Snyder Shepherd (1864 - 1962)**
Rachel Matilda Snyder Ramsdell (1865 - 1942)**
Lillie Snyder Evans (1866 - 1938)**
Maryette Snyder (1866 - 1867)*
Gideon E. Snyder (1867 - 1950)**
Grant Snyder (1868 - 1959)*
Rhoda Sylvia Snyder McKendrick (1869 - 1903)**
May Snyder (1869 - 1885)**
Brigham Young Snyder (1871 - 1947)**
Bismarck Snyder (1871 - 1919)*
Heber Kimball Snyder (1872 - 1929)**
Horace Greeley Snyder (1873 - 1951)**
Crayton Chambers Snyder (1874 - 1961)**
Sherman Mason Snyder (1874 - 1902)**
Pearl Snyder (1877 - 1879)**
Jane Parketta Snyder (1880 - 1970)**
Ruby Lucille Snyder Brown (1881 - 1983)**
Rose Lynette Snyder Workman (1883 - 1970)**
Los Angeles County
Plot: Block 4, Lot 193, Grave E No headstone
Maintained by: Catherine
Originally Created by: Judie Latshaw Huff
Record added: Jan 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46520700