C. ED. SNYDER
C. ED. SNYDER, bookkeeper of the First National Bank of Troy, Ohio, with which institution he has been identified since the fall of 1874, was born in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, in October, 1857.
The parents of Mr. Snyder came to Ohio in 1865 and settled first in Auglaize County and came to Troy from there in 1872. Mr. Snyder was then a youth of fifteen years and he soon sought and found employment in the shops of the Troy Spring Wagon and Wheel Works, where he continued until October, 1874, when he entered the employ of the First National Bank and has been associated with it ever since. Apart from his duties here, Mr. Snyder has other interests of more or less financial importance. He is an active citizen and for some years served as clerk of the Troy Board of Education.
In May 1884, Mr. Snyder was married to Miss Mary B. Templeton, whose father, Rev. Milo Templeton, died after having long been pastor of the Old School Presbyterian Church of this city. Mr. and Mrs. Snyder have three children, namely: Emma E.; Ruth T., who is in her fourth year in Western College at Oxford; and Charles E., who is in the office of the Eclipse Folding Machine Company, of Sidney, Ohio. Mr. Snyder is one of the leading members of the First Presbyterian Church at Troy and was treasurer of the same for twenty years, but resigned when he became a member of the Session. He has also been superintendent of the Sunday-school.
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