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Charles Edwin Snyder | 1938

Influential agricultural journalist and President of the Saddle & Sirloin Club at Union Stock Yards for 25 years.

1886 -19?? | Artist: Othmar J. Hoffler (1893-1954)



Impact & Accomplishments


Born on a farm in Norwalk, Ohio, Charles E. Snyder completed his degree in agriculture at Ohio State University in 1909. He was one of the early members of the agriculture fraternity, Alpha Gamma Rho, and he edited its national magazine, The Sickle and Sheaf, for two years.


Editor of the Chicago Drovers Journal daily, Snyder was also editorial director of the Corn Belt Dailies family of publications for more than three decades.


In the 1930s, he was president of Sigma Delta Chi, the forerunner of the Society of Professional Journalists.


President of the Saddle & Sirloin Club at Union Stock Yards for twenty-five years, Snyder conducted its national student livestock essay contest.



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