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Eldredge Snyder

Eldredge Snyder, American architect. Decorated Bronze Star, unit citations; Arthur Spayd Brook medal for distinguished design University of Pennsylvania, 1925; Henry Gilette Woodman traveling fellow, 1926; House and Home award of merit, 1957, 58.

Background

  • Snyder, Eldredge was born on January 24, 1901 in New York City. Son of Mesier Reese and Mina Hubbard (Murray) Snyder.

  • Education

    • Educated Choate School. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1922. B. Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1924, Master in Architecture, 1925.

      Student American Academy in Rome, 1927-1928.

    Career

    • With Benjamin Wistar Morris & O’ Connor, architects, 1925-1927, 29-33. General practice of architecture, since 1934. Designer buildings private residences United States and Bahamas, including buildings at Oberlin College, Princeton, Rutgers University, Hnog Kong Pavilion, New York World’s Fair, 1964-1965.

      Contributor house designs to leading mags.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Institute of Architects, National Council Architectural Registration, Architectural League New York, National Institute Architectural Education, National Academy Design, Delta Psi. Clubs: Princeton, University, Century (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Therese Cronin, March 14, 1942.
    • father: Mesier Reese Snyder
    • mother: Mina Hubbard (Murray) Snyder
    • spouse: Therese Cronin
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    Born January 24, 1901
    Died March 24, 1967
    (aged 66)
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