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Aaron Cecil Snyder, American judge. Awarded Phi Alpha’s Distinguished Alumnus award, 1936. Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences; member American (House of Delaware), Maryland. bar associations, American Society International Law, National Panel of Arbitrators, American Political Science Association, Bar Association of the United States District Court for Puerto Rico, Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico, Phi Alpha, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Snyder, Aaron Cecil was born on September 14, 1907 in altimore, Maryland, United States. Son of Hyman and Ida M. (Pass) Snyder.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1927. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1930.

Career

Cecilia. Admitted to Maryland. and New York bars, 1930. Associate with Hawkins, Delafield & Longfellow, New York City, 1930-1932, with Tydings, Sauerwein, Levy & Archer, Baltimore, 1932-1933. United State Attorneys for District of Puerto Rico, 1933-1942.

Acting United States district judge P.R., 1942, 44, 46, 47, 50, 52, 56. The American Association For Justice supreme court P.R., 1942-1953, chief justice, since 1953. Member of faculty Seminar for Appelate Judges, New York University, 1957.

Member, chairman at various times of Board of Bar Examiners of P.R. Visiting professor, University of Puerto Rico Law School, 1944-1945. Chairman Appeals Committee, National War Labor Board, 1943-1944.

Arbitrated labor disputes in railway and sugar industries in Puerto Rico at various times. Chairman committee on criminal law, Bar Association of P.R. Chairman Judicial Council of P.R.

Member for P.R. of National Commision on Uniform State Laws, 1942-1944, 1947-1950. Chairman Committee on Rules and Procedure, United States District Court for P.R.

Membership

Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences. Member American (House of Delaware), Maryland. bar associations, American Society International Law, National Panel of Arbitrators, American Political Science Association, Bar Association of the United States District Court for Puerto Rico, Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico, Phi Alpha, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Wanda Gilewicz, February 4, 1938.

father:
Hyman Snyder

mother:
Ida M. (Pass) Snyder

spouse:
Wanda Gilewicz