Henry Snapp

Henry Snapp

Birth
Livonia, Livingston County, New York, USA
Death 26 Nov 1895 (aged 73)
Joliet, Will County, Illinois, USA
Burial Joliet, Will County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 15569195 · View Source
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US Congressman. He grew up in Rochester, New York and Will County, Illinois. He became a lawyer in 1843, and served in the Illinois Senate from 1869 to 1871. In 1871 he won a special election as a Republican, filling the US House seat left vacant by the resignation of Burton C. Cook. Snapp completed the rest of the term, holding office from December 1871 to March 1873. He declined to run for reelection in 1872 and then resumed his law practice. His son Howard Malcolm Snapp served in Congress from 1903 to 1911.

Bio by: Bill McKern


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  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 31 Aug 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15569195
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Snapp (30 Jun 1822–26 Nov 1895), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15569195, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Joliet, Will County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .