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John Buell Snyder (J. Buell Snyder)

John Buell Snyder was a Democratic Party member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Snyder was elected from the 24th District of Pennsylvania as a Democrat to the Seventy-third and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1933, until his death in Pittsburgh, aged 69.


  • He attended summer sessions of Harvard University, and Columbia University in New York City.

    He graduated from the Lock Haven Teachers College in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.


  • He worked as principal of schools at Stoyestown, Rockwood, and Berlin in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, from 1901 to 1906, and of Perry Township Union High School from 1906 to 1912

    He was the western Pennsylvania manager for an educational publisher from 1912 to 1932, and a member of the board of education of Perry Township, Pennsylvania[disambiguation needed], from 1922 to 1932. He was legislative representative for Pennsylvania school directors during sessions of the Pennsylvania General Assembly from 1921 to 1923, and a member of the National Commission of One Hundred for Study and Survey of Rural Schools in the United States from 1922 to 1924.


Party affiliation: Democratic Party

John Snyder
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Born July 30, 1879
Died February 24, 1946
(aged 66)
  • 1922 - 1932
    a member of the board of education, Perry Township, Pennsylvania


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