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Alzora Ellen Snyder

Alzora Ellen Snyder, American archivist. Recipient Thanks badge, Girl Scouts, 1961, Blue Ribbon plaque, Western Fairs Association, 1973. Secretary Santa Cruz County Society History Preservation, 1968—1973; Member of Parent-Teachers Association (life), University California-Santa Cruz Friends Library. (life), Service Club (Aromas, California) (historian 1979-1997).

Background

  • Snyder, Alzora Ellen was born on September 30, 1912 in Enid, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Harold Blaine and Rose Griffith (Shafer) Pavey.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Hollister Junior College, 1931. Postgraduate, University California, 1932.

    Career

    • Taxi driver Pavey's Taxi Company, Watsonville, California, 1939—1944. Director, teacher Child Care Center, 1942—1944. Chairman home economics Santa Cruz County Fair, 1951—1976.

      Archivist Pajaro Valley History Association, 1962—1997. Supervisory district commissioner County Parks and Recreation Commission, Santa Cruz, California, 1972—1976.

    Politics

    All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change end.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    The life with Christ is not only to live in the atmosphere of your local church. God made his children creative, productive, and therefore able to make the whole world a better place.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    God enables every person to resist evil, by accepting forgiveness and liberation, and willing to be open to the Holy Spirit.

    Membership

    Secretary Santa Cruz County Society History Preservation, 1968—1973. Member of Parent-Teachers Association (life), University California-Santa Cruz Friends Library. (life), Service Club (Aromas, California) (historian 1979-1997).

    Connections

    • Married Albert Donald Snyder, September 2, 1933. Children: Donald Robert, Carl Eugene, Shirley Irene Buzza.
    • father: Harold Blaine Pavey
    • mother: Rose Griffith (Shafer) Pavey
    • spouse: Albert Donald Snyder
    • children: Donald Robert Snyder
    • Carl Eugene Snyder
    • Shirley Irene Buzza Snyder
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    Born September 30, 1912
    Nationality
    • 1931
      Hollister Junior College
    • 1932
      University California
    • 1939 - 1944
      Taxi driver Pavey's Taxi Company
      Watsonville, California, United States
    • 1942 - 1944
      director, Child Care Center
    • 1942 - 1944
      teacher, Child Care Center
    • 1951 - 1976
      chairman, home economics Santa Cruz County Fair
    • 1962 - 1997
      archivist Pajaro Valley History Association