Obituary - James Edwin Snyder
Answers Call JAMES EDWIN SNYDER LEHIMANTO HEAD BANKERS E. L. Chipman, cashier of the State Bank of Lehi, is new president of the Utah County Bankers' association, succeeding F. C. Packard, of Springville. He was elected to head the group at the annual meeting at Hotel Roberts Thursday night, attended by 36 bankers. Every tank in the county was represented. Clyde Crookston, assistant cashier, People's State bank of American Fork, was named vice president, and Roy Broadbent. assistant cashier, Commercial Bank of Spanisli Fork, sWY-eraTf-lft'Ss- urer. Elected directors were J. Hamilton Calder, cashier, Farmers and Merchants Bank of Provo; Henry A. Gardner, cashier. Bank of Spanish Fork, and C. E. Young, cashier, - People's State bank of American Fork. Principal speaker of the evening was Charles L. Smith, president of the First National bank of Salt Lake City. He outlined DEATH CLAIMS FORMER CITY COMMISSIONER Pneumonia Attack Fatal to J. E. Ted* Snyder Friday Morning James Edwin Snyder, 72, prominent building contractor and former city commissioner of Provo, died at his home, 67 East Third North street, Friday at 5:30 a. m., following an illness of pneumonia. He was stricken not much more than a week ago and had enjoyed good health up to that time. Born March 7, 1867 in Provo, Mr. Snyder was a son of James" Clark and Jane B. Forsyth Snyder, early pioneers. He attended the local public schools and afterwards the Brigham Young academy where hJ studied under the tutorship of Dr. Karl G. Maeser. After leaving school he learned the building trade under his father, one of Provo's leading contractors of that time. In later years he formed a partnership with the late A. L. Toole, and- the firm, Snyder and Toole, built many of Provo's finest structures. Mr. Snyder was active in contracting until he was stricken a week ago. Mr. Snyder was elected commissioner of Provo City in 1931 and he served a four-year term in charge of streets and irrigation. He was active in the L. D. S. church and held the office of elder. . He is survived by his wife, Leila Mecham Snyder six daughters, Mrs. Merle Sr Footer Mrs.—Jennie S. Watkins and Mrs. Margie S. Olisen, all of Provo; Mrs. Nell S. Nesbit, San Diego; Mrs. Edda S. Glade, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Norma S. Durham, Downey, Calif.; 28 grandchildren; and one brother, Albert F. Snyder, Provo:. One grandchild, Dean Clayton, the Snyders reared from childhood, following the death of his mother, Mrs. Elva Snyder Clayton. „„.„ _ „ _„ „ Funeral services will be held general banking" trends" arid"new Sunday^at 1:30 p. m^injthe Fourth legislation affecting banking J —-»-- *•-methods. Mr. Calder was toastmaster. Mr. Packard presided. ward chapel under the direction of Bishop V. . Bird. Friends may I call at the Berg mortuary Saturday evening and at the family . home Sunday prior to services. In- ROSE FESTIVAL OPENS 'terment will be in the Provo city PORTLAND, Ore., June 9 (IM'i cemetery.