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John Bennett Snyder

John Bennett Snyder, lawyer, trust company executive. Bar: Illinois 1957. President Chicago Commons Association, 1965-1966, Winnetka Community House, Illinois, 1979. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1951-1954; Korea; Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Fellows of American Bar Association, Legal Club Chicago (president 1985-1986), Law Club Chicago, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Snyder, John Bennett was born on July 8, 1929 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Erwin Paul and Fern Kathryn (Bennett) Snyder.

  • Education

    • AB, Williams College, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1957.

    Career

    • Partner Chadwell & Kayser, Chicago, 1957-1973. Assistant general counsel Northern Trust Company, 1973-1978, general counsel, 1978, secretary, executive vice president, since 1983. Executive vice president, general counsel, secretary Northern Trust Corporation.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1957.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    President Chicago Commons Association, 1965-1966, Winnetka Community House, Illinois, 1979. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1951-1954. Korea; Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Fellows of American Bar Association, Legal Club Chicago (president 1985-1986), Law Club Chicago, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: fishing; golf.

    Connections

    • Married Ann Walker Bross, June 16, 1956. Children– John B., Elizabeth, Daniel.
    • father: Erwin Paul Snyder
    • mother: Fern Kathryn (Bennett) Snyder
    • spouse: Ann Walker Bross
    • children: John B. Snyder
    • Elizabeth Snyder
    • Daniel Snyder
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