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Charles A Snyder

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Charles A Snyder

Birth
Pillow, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
7 Dec 1931 (aged 64)
Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA Add to Map
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He was the well-dressed and colorful Schuylkill County District Attorney and Republican Party leader who earned the nickname "Carnation Charlie". He had also, from 1903 to 1907, represented the Fourth district of Schuylkill county in the state legislature.

SNYDER, Charles A., a Representative from Schuylkill County; born in Pillow, Dauphin County, Pa., April 16, 1867; served, Pennsylvania National Guard; lawyer; deputy district attorney, Pottsville; elected, city solicitor, Pottsville; elected, controller, Schuylkill County; solicitor, Schuylkill County; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1903 term; reelected to the House to serve 2 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1908); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1909-April 20, 1917); elected, Pennsylvania Auditor General (1917-1921); elected, chair, State Workmen's Compensation Board (1921); elected, Pennsylvania State Treasurer (1921-1924); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1924); appointed, special deputy, Pennsylvania Auditor General's office (1925-1926); elected, District Attorney, Schuylkill County (1927-1931); died, December 7, 1931 in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; interred, Charles Baber Cemetery, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.
He was the well-dressed and colorful Schuylkill County District Attorney and Republican Party leader who earned the nickname "Carnation Charlie". He had also, from 1903 to 1907, represented the Fourth district of Schuylkill county in the state legislature.

SNYDER, Charles A., a Representative from Schuylkill County; born in Pillow, Dauphin County, Pa., April 16, 1867; served, Pennsylvania National Guard; lawyer; deputy district attorney, Pottsville; elected, city solicitor, Pottsville; elected, controller, Schuylkill County; solicitor, Schuylkill County; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1903 term; reelected to the House to serve 2 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1908); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1909-April 20, 1917); elected, Pennsylvania Auditor General (1917-1921); elected, chair, State Workmen's Compensation Board (1921); elected, Pennsylvania State Treasurer (1921-1924); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1924); appointed, special deputy, Pennsylvania Auditor General's office (1925-1926); elected, District Attorney, Schuylkill County (1927-1931); died, December 7, 1931 in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; interred, Charles Baber Cemetery, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.


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  • Added: Nov 21, 2009
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/44644980/charles_a-snyder: accessed ), memorial page for Charles A Snyder (16 Apr 1867–7 Dec 1931), Find a Grave Memorial ID 44644980, citing Charles Baber Cemetery, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by GerbLady (contributor 46637511).