Donald F. Snow

Donald Francis Snow ( born September 6, 1877 in Bangor, Maine, † February 12, 1958 in Gorham, Maine ) was an American politician. Between 1929 and 1933 he represented the state of Maine in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Donald Snow attended the public schools of his home and thereafter until 1901, the Bowdoin College in Brunswick. After a subsequent law studies at the University of Maine and his carried out in 1904 admitted to the bar, he began practicing in his new profession in Bangor. Between 1906 and 1910 he was city attorney in Bangor and from 1911 to 1913 he was district attorney in Penobscot County.

Politically Snow was a member of the Republican Party. In 1928 he was appointed as their candidate in the fourth electoral district of Maine in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. There he entered on March 4, 1929 by Ira G. Hersey succession. After a re-election in 1930 he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1933 two legislative sessions. These were determined by the events of the Great Depression. During his time in the House of Representatives of the 20th and the 21st Amendment to the Constitution were adopted there.

In 1932, Snow's electoral district was abolished. His party not nominated him in another district for re-election; Therefore, he resigned from the Congress on March 3, 1933. Between 1933 and 1935, Donald Snow remained in Washington and focused on literary matters. In 1936 he moved to Gorham, where he ran a poultry farm until 1945. Later he went into the insurance industry. He first worked for the E. C. Jones Insurance Co.; He later headed his own insurance company. Donald Snow died on February 12, 1958, and was buried in Portland.