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Harry V. Snyder
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Birth: Jun. 12, 1908
Dallas County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 1985
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA



Graveside services for Harry V. Snyder, 81, of 3407 Fiftieth St., who died of a heart ailment Monday at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Masonic Cemetery.

Mr. Snyder was born in Perry and lived most of his life in Des Moines. He was retired as chief deputy sheriff of Polk County. He also served 24 years on the Des Moines police force. He was past master of Auburn Lodge No 592, and a member of Za-Ga-Zig Shrine, Royal Arch Masons and the Iowa Association of Chiefs of Police.

Survivors include his wife Gretchen; two step-daughters Judy Fletcher of Santa Rosa, Calif.; and Jeanine Arneson of Plover, Wis.; a sister, Hazelle Miller of St. Jospeh, Mo; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Dahlstrom Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Jerry Rabienor Boys' Home.

(Alt birth date: June 12, 1904 - which would match the marker and that he was 81. He was married three times - first wife Mary Irene Rinker (m) 10-Sep-1938; second wife Edith?; third wife Gretchen A.)

Name: Harry V Snyder
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1930
Event Place: Colfax, Dallas, Iowa, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 21
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1909
Birthplace: Iowa
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Charles M Snyder Head M 44 Tennessee
Laura Snyder Wife F 42 Iowa
Harry V Snyder Son M 21 Iowa
Hazel Snyder Daughter F 11 Iowa
Bryan Stevens Brother-in-law M 30 Iowa
Family links: 
  Charles Montgomery Snyder (1884 - 1955)
  Laura May Stevens Snyder (1888 - 1968)
  Gretchen A. Moline Snyder (1908 - 1993)
  Mary Irene Rinker Snyder (1908 - 1959)*
  Harry V. Snyder (1908 - 1985)
  Hazelle Vera Snyder Miller (1917 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Masonic Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Jeannine (Booton) Hall
Record added: May 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27033092
Harry V. Snyder
Added by: Nancy (Clayton) Phillips
Harry V. Snyder
Added by: Nancy (Clayton) Phillips
Harry V. Snyder
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Harry was appointed to the Des Moines Police Dept. on October 1, 1930 and retired as a Detective on April 15, 1955. Carried badge 198,273 and Detective Badge 1.
- David Dearinger
 Added: Jun. 8, 2010

- Jeannine (Booton) Hall
 Added: Nov. 6, 2008

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