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Virginia Artrip Snyder, American writer. Named one of 14 Outstanding Women of Florida, Governor Reuben Askew, 1975, one of Florida's Finest, Governor Lawton Chiles, 1996, Senior Poet Laureate Florida, Angels Without Wings Foundation, 2004.

Background

Snyder, Virginia Artrip was born on November 27, 1920 in Winchester, Virginia, United States. Daughter of William Franklin and Leota Motsey (Dean) Artrip.

Education

Bachelor in Government & Politics, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, 1965.

Career

Reporter Fort Lauderdale (Florida) News, 1966-1970, Boca Raton (Florida) News, 1971-1974. President, private eye Virginia Snyder, Inc., Delray Beach, 1976-1998. Retired, 1998.

Membership

Founder Southern County Neighborhood Center, Boca Raton, 1968. Member National Organization of Women (Susan B. Anthony award 1990), Florida Poetry Society, Virginia Poetry Society, West Virginia Poetry Society, Poets of the Palm Beaches, Professional & Business Forum (Professional of Year 1997).

Connections

Married Hendrix C. Royston, January 28, 1939 (divorced 1952). Married Ross S. Snyder, July 20, 1954.

father:
William Franklin Artrip

mother:
Leota Motsey (Dean) Artrip

spouses:
Hendrix C. Royston

Ross S. Snyder