John G. Snowden (R24) Columbia, Lycoming, Montour and Sullivan Counties 1939-1954
John G. Snowden, born July 5, 1880, Hughesville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; son of William T. and Sarah “Sadie” Sissler Snowden; Hughesville High School; Lock Haven Teachers College; manufacturing of woodworking equipment, 1900-1910; auto sales, service dealer, 1910-1921; gasoline, oil wholesale business, Williamsport, Pennsylvania; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1939-1954; unsuccessful reelection, 1954; chairman, Lycoming County Republican Party, 1953-1961; married, Catherine "Kate" Campbell; died, August 19, 1964, Williamsport Hospital, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 24th district, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour and Sullivan Counties, 1939-1954; committee assignments, Appropriations, Banking, Finance, Forestry and Game, Labor and Industry, Public Road and Highways (Chairman); unsuccessful reelection, 1954.
Chairman, Lycoming County Republican Party, 1953-1961.
The John G. Snowden Library at Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania is dedicated in his memory.
The Morning Press (Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania) · Monday, August 24, 1964 · Page 2.