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naval officer.

Charles Philip Snyder, American naval officer. Awarded Navy Cross, World War and special letter commendation from War Department, Distinguished Service Medal, World World War World War II. Member General Board, Navy Department, Washington, 1941-1942; Member Sigma Chi.; Club: Army and Navy.

Background

Snyder, Charles Philip was born on July 10, 1879 in Charleston, West Virginia, United States. Son of Charles Philip and Jane (Goshorn) Snyder.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1900. Doctor of Laws, Washington and Lee University, 1943.

Career

; children—Elizabeth Lee( wife of Captain Ethelbert Watts, United States Navy), Captain Philip Wolcott, (Community College, United States Navy), Jane Logan (wife of Commander William M. Collins, United States Navy). Married second, Edith Hanlon Christian, October 11, 1949. Commissioned ensign, 1902, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1933, vice admiral.

1939, admiral, 1940; commanded Argonne, Concord and Tennessee. Chief of staff, United States Fleet, 1933-1934, commandant Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N.H., 1934-1935. Commanded Cruiser Division Six, Scouting Force, United States Fleet 1935-1936.

President, United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, January 1937-June 1939. Vice admiral, 1939, assigned to commnad Battleships, United States Fleet. Assigned to command Battle Force, United States Fleet, January 1940.

With rank of admiral. Appointed Naval Inspector General, May 1942. Retired, 1943; inspector general of Navy, 1942-1947.

Placed on inactive duty on Retired List, 1947.

Membership

Member General Board, Navy Department, Washington, 1941-1942. Member Sigma Chi.; Club: Army and Navy.

Connections

Married Cornelia Lee Wolcott, June 10, 1902 (deceased.; married second, Edith Hanlon Christian, October 11, 1949. Children: Elizabeth Lee( wife of Captain Ethelbert Watts, United States Navy), Captain Philip Wolcott, (Community College, United States Navy), Jane Logan (wife of Commander.

father:
Charles Philip Snyder

mother:
Jane (Goshorn) Snyder

spouses:
Cornelia Lee Wolcott

Edith Hanlon Christian

children:
Elizabeth Lee( wife of Captain Ethelbert Watts Snyder

United States Navy) Snyder

Captain Philip Wolcott Snyder

(Community College Snyder

United States Navy) Snyder

Jane Logan (wife of Comdr Snyder