J. Buell Snyder

John Buell Snyder ( born July 30, 1877 Somerset County, Pennsylvania, † February 24, 1946 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ) was an American politician. Between 1933 and 1946 he represented the State of Pennsylvania in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Born on a farm Buell Snyder attended the common schools and later the summer semester of Harvard University and Columbia University. After he graduated from the Lock Haven Teachers College. He then worked in the teaching profession. Between 1901 and 1912 he led several schools in his homeland. From 1912 to 1932 he was manager of a publishing house active in the education sector. Between 1922 and 1932 he sat in the Education Committee of the municipality Perry. In the years 1921 to 1923 he was a liaison officer of the legislature to the school directors of the State of Pennsylvania ( Legislative Representative for Pennsylvania School Directors ). From 1922 to 1924 he was a member of the Federal Commission National Commission of One Hundred, the elementary schools examined in the whole United States.

In the congressional elections of 1932, Snyder was a candidate of the Democratic Party in the 24th Election District of Pennsylvania in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of the Republican Samuel Austin Kendall on March 4, 1933. After six re- elections he could remain until his death on 24 February 1946 at the Congress. Since 1945, he represented the 23th district where his state. During his time in Congress, the New Deal legislation of the Roosevelt there have been adopted until 1941. 1935, the provisions of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution were first applied, after which the term of the Congress ends, or begins on January 3. Since 1941 the work of the Congress of the events of the Second World War and its aftermath was marked.