AB, Indiana University, 1942. Juris Doctor, Indiana University, 1947. Master of Laws, Catholic University, 1953.
Private practice, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1947-1950. Commissioned lieutenant United States Air Force, 1939, advanced though ranks to major, 1948, judge advisory, 1950-1965, retired, 1965. Professor law Howard University, Washington, 1965-1966.
Legislation assistant United States House of Representatives, 1966-1968. President, owner Earl Snyder Associates, Laurel, Maryland, from 1968. Adjunct faculty member Indiana University, 1947-1950, University Maryland, 1955-1976, College for Finance Planning, Denver, 1986-1989, The American College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, since 1987, Institute of Finance Education, Chicago, since 1987, Society of Real Estate Appraisers, Chicago, 1980-1989.
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Chairman Midwest Young Representatives, 1947. Member District of Columbia Bar Association, Baltimore Association for Finance Planning (board directors 1986-1990), Society Professional Journalists of District of Columbia (board directors 1986-1989), National Association Realtors American Society CLUs and Chartered Finance Consultant, Finance Analysts Federation, National Lawyers Club (founder since 1962).