SNOVER, Horace Greeley, (1847 - 1924)


Campaign button, 1894-1896, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

SNOVER, Horace Greeley, a Representative from Michigan; born in Romeo, Macomb County, Mich., September 21, 1847; attended the public schools and Dickenson Institute at Romeo; was graduated from the academic department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1869 and from the law department in 1871; was admitted to the bar and practiced in Wichita, Kans., in 1871 and 1872; moved to Romeo, Mich., in 1873 and to Port Austin, Huron County, Mich., in 1874 and continued the practice of law; also engaged in banking; principal of the public schools of Port Austin for two years; probate judge of Huron County from January 1, 1881, to January 1, 1885; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1899); was not a candidate for renomination in 1898; moved to Port Huron, Mich., where he died July 21, 1924; interment in Lakeside Cemetery.