Richard A. Snyder (R13) Lancaster (Part) County 1961-1964 (R13) Lancaster County 1964-1966 (R13) Lancaster (Part) County 1967-1972 (R13) Chester (Part) and Lancaster (Part) Counties 1973-1982 (R13) Lancaster (Part) County 1983-1984
Richard A. Snyder, born March 26, 1910, Lititz, Lancaster County, son of Paris F. and Barbara Zeigler Snyder; Temple University Law School; staff writer, Lancaster New Era newspaper, 1931-1942; staff, Associated Press, 1934-1935; law practice, Lancaster firm of Barley, Snyder, Cooper, and Barber; elected, Republican Pennsylvania State Senate, 1961-1984; married, Toylee McClinton, 1943, no children; died, June 17, 1992, Moravian Manor, Lititz, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interment, Donegal Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Mount Joy, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Member, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission; Pennsylvania Public Television Network Commission; member, Lancaster, American Bar Associations, president, the local association, 1987; member, president, American Business Club, Lancaster; president, Franklin and Marshall College Alumni Association; Masonic Lodge 43, Lancaster Chamber of Commerce, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, commander, American Legion, Hamilton Club, Lancaster.
Elected, Republican Pennsylvania State Senate, 13th district, Lancaster (Part) County, 1961-1964, Lancaster County 1964-1966, Lancaster (Part) County 1967-1972, Chester (Part) and Lancaster (Part) Counties 1973-1982, Lancaster (Part) County 1983-1984; committee assignments, Appropriations, Education, Judiciary Committee (Chairman), Labor and Industry, Public Health and Welfare Committee, and Committees and served as of the Judiciary Committee. Modernized State Public Welfare 1982.
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