Grant Herring Snyder

7 December 1894–10 April 1953 (Age 58)
Locust Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Grant Herring

When Grant Herring Snyder was born on 7 December 1894, in Locust Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William B. Snyder, was 36 and his mother, Ida J. Cool, was 32. He married Doris Mae Libey on 13 November 1922, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Royal Oak, Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 10 April 1953, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in White Chapel Cemetery, Troy, Oakland, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grant Herring Snyder
Doris Mae Libey
Marriage: 13 November 1922

Spouse and Children

13 November 1922
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States




Parents and Siblings

    William B. Snyder


    Ida J. Cool




    David Snyder



    David A. snyder


    Edith May Snyder


    Joseph P. Snyder


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 3

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: occupational name for a tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch sniden ‘to cut’.2 Americanized form of German Schneider .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Grant H Snyder, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grant Snyder, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grant H Snyder in household of William Snyder, "United States Census, 1900"

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