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Samuel Prather Snider

ex-congressman , farmer , miner.

Samuel Prather Snider, American ex-congressman, farmer, miner. Served in Minnesota legislature 4 years; member Congress, 1889-1891, Built Midland R. R. as president, and engaged in farming and iron mining.; Member G. A. R., Loyal Legion.

Background

Snider, Samuel Prather was born on October 9, 1845 in Mount Gilead, Ohio, United States. Son of John R. and Catharine (Prather) Snider.

Education

Educated Mount Gilead High School, Oberlin College.

Career

Gilead, O., July 27, 1871, Ella A. Trimble. Enlisted December 6, 1861, in Company D, 65th Ohio Vols. Later captain 13th United States C. T.

Wounded at battles of Stone River and Chickamauga. Discharged on account of wounds, October, 1864. Civ. pursuits in Ohio until 1875, when removed to Minnesota, and made home in Minneapolis.

Membership

Served in Minnesota legislature 4 years. Member Congress, 1889-1891, Built Midland R. R. as president, and engaged in farming and iron mining. Member G. A. R., Loyal Legion.

Connections

Married Mount.

father:
John R. Snider

mother:
Catharine (Prather) Snider

spouse:
Mount