|Birth: ||Apr. 29, 1864|
|Death: ||Nov. 1, 1946|
DOUGLAS A. SNYDER DIES NOVEMBER 1
DAYTON, Nov. 7 - Douglas A. Snyder, 82, died at the Willamette hospital November 1, following a stroke October 28.
He was born at New Haven, O., April 29, 1864, and came to Dayton in November 1881. He was a resident of Dayton for 65 years where he was engaged in business.
Mr. Snyder built an evaporating plant in the late 1889 and in 1890 the Dayton Evaporating and Packing plant was organized, from which a large amount of evaporating vegetables for the Klondike Rush that introduced the Gold Nugget Brand of vegetable soup, which received the highest award at the Lewis and Clark Exposition and the Alaska Yukon Exposition, and received the Gold Medal. During the first World War the government commandeered the plant for evaporating potatoes and fruits. One large order for the Soup Vegetable Mixture was burnished for World War II.
Mr. Snyder was a member of the Baptist church, Artizans and Maccabees. He served as Mayor of Dayton for several terms also served as councilman.
Funeral services were held at the Baptist church Wednesday at 2 p.m. Burial was in the Brookside cemetery.
The Telephone Register, McMinnville, Oregon, Thursday, November 7, 1946.
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Reuben Snyder (1824 - 1910)
Philena Mary Curtis Snyder (1824 - 1898)
Martha H Howe Snyder (1869 - 1931)*
Edith "Amelia" Snyder Seitters (1847 - 1931)*
Rudolph Curtis Snyder (1851 - 1925)*
Douglas Abner Snyder (1864 - 1946)
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Originally Created by: Sheri West
Record added: Jan 11, 2005
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