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marine engineer , accident investigator

Richard Hanford Snyder, American marine engineer, accident investigator. Achievements include 9 patents related to recreational boating.

Background

Snyder, Richard Hanford was born on July 7, 1936 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Robert B. and Mary F. (Pahaly) Snyder.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Illinois, 1959.

Career

Design engineer Mercury Marine, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1959-1961, chief engineer, hydrodynamics, 1962-1983, director racing and high performance products, 1984-1987, director product safety engineering Fond du Lac, since 1988. Consultant in propeller injury/damage analysis.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 9 patents related to recreational boating.

Works

Membership

Captain United States Army, 1966. Member American Boat and Yacht Council (president 1993-1994, Horizon award 1996, James Lippman award 1999), American Power Boat Association (chairman national safety committee 1988-1996), National Association State Boating Law Administrators (award 1992), National Safe Boating Council.

Connections

Children: Lynn Konen, Jeanette Hillmann.

father:
Robert B. Snyder

mother:
Mary F. (Pahaly) Snyder

child:
Lynn Konen Snyder

child:
Jeanette Hillmann Snyder