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Samuel Prather Snider

Samuel Prather Snider, American ex-congressman, farmer, miner. Served in Minnesota legislature 4 years; member Congress, 1889-1891, Built Midland R. R. as president, and engaged in farming and iron mining.; Member G. A. R., Loyal Legion.

Background

  • Snider, Samuel Prather was born on October 9, 1845 in Mount Gilead, Ohio, United States. Son of John R. and Catharine (Prather) Snider.

  • Education

    • Educated Mount Gilead High School, Oberlin College.

    Career

    • Gilead, O., July 27, 1871, Ella A. Trimble. Enlisted December 6, 1861, in Company D, 65th Ohio Vols. Later captain 13th United States C. T.

      Wounded at battles of Stone River and Chickamauga. Discharged on account of wounds, October, 1864. Civ. pursuits in Ohio until 1875, when removed to Minnesota, and made home in Minneapolis.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served in Minnesota legislature 4 years. Member Congress, 1889-1891, Built Midland R. R. as president, and engaged in farming and iron mining. Member G. A. R., Loyal Legion.

    Connections

    • Married Mount.
    • father: John R. Snider
    • mother: Catharine (Prather) Snider
    • spouse: Mount
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    Born October 9, 1845
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