Phillip M Snow

18 July 1887–14 June 1971 (Age 83)
Vernon, Vernon, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of Phillip M

When Phillip M Snow was born on 18 July 1887, in Vernon, Vernon, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Dewitt Barnes Snow, was 40 and his mother, Amelia Sheffield, was 36. He married Ida Grossklags on 12 June 1912, in Porter, Indiana, United States. He lived in Saint Charles, Kane, Illinois, United States for about 12 years and Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 June 1971, in Polk City, Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Haines City, Polk, Florida, United States.

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Phillip M Snow
Ida Grossklags
Marriage: 12 June 1912

Spouse and Children

12 June 1912
Porter, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Dewitt Barnes Snow


    Amelia Sheffield




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 5

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname denoting someone with very white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion, from Old English snāw ‘snow’.2 Americanized and shortened form of any of the Jewish ornamental names composed with German Schnee, Schnei, Schneu ‘snow’ as the first element.

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

Sources (3)

  • Phillip Snow in household of Dewitt B Snow, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Phillip M Snow, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Phillip M Snow, "United States Census, 1920"

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