Snyder, John G.
Elected to Township Committee (= Trustees), May 19, 1898. Minutes. CS1; Attended May 19, June 3, 17, July 1, 18, Aug. 5, Oct. 10, 19, 29, Nov. 11. Minutes. CS1; Worked on relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898. CS1; V-Lot, Index , p. 42; Located with S. Grogg 7/15/1899 claim on Chisna River, Dempsey records by power of attorney in Sitka, p. 17, Chisna MD Records, 1900;
In Valdez between 6/11/1900-6/26/1900, C1900; Co-locator: S. Grogg and J.G. Snyder, 7/15/99 of claim #3 above Discovery (Dempsey, Hazelet, and Meals), filed in Sitka Mining Locations Bk. I, by Dempsey, power of Attorney with Hazelet and Meals witnesses, copy in CMDR, Bk. 1; Location notice with H.F. Clark, witness J.S. M. Nelson for 40 acre placer claim on Miller Gulch, p. 5, Chisna MD Records, 1900; Location notice for “Bonita” by power of attorney for J.G. Snyder, F.J. Cameron, H.D. Brown, C. Ammon, C.B. Smith, A.R. Abercrombie; M. Dempsey and Park Griswold, locators, 8/4/1900, p. 217,Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Proof of Labor of $200 on east side claim No. 3 above Discovery on Chisna, by Dempsey, Snyder, and Fish, p. 238, Chisna MD.Records, 1900;
Agreement; The “East Side Claim,” No. 13 above Discovery “James Fish the purchaser of the right titile and interst of John G. Snyder and Melvin Dempsey attorney for Sylvester Grogg that the lower half of said claim should be assigned to Sylvester Grogg and the upper half to James Fish,” 2/5/1901, VMDR, 1900, p. 264; Elected Financial Secretary of Chamber of Commerce. The Valdez News, 1:1. 3/06/01. p. 1; Dealer in General Merchandise. The Valdez News, 1:1. 3/06/01.; Letter on need for public schools in Valdez, The Valdez News, 1:4. 3/30/01. p. 3. Letter on problems with petition to Judge Brown to delay court. . . effect on school funding. . . incorporation of Valdez. . . currently no way to collect taxes. The Valdez News. 1: 6. 4/13/01. p. 3. Letter on cleaning up debris in yards from construction of homes to make Valdez more attractive. By J.G. S. [Snyder]. The Valdez News. 1:8. 4/27/01. p. 2; Letter on need to start fire department The Valdez News. 1:10. 5/11/01. p. 3; Donated to new City Hall, The Valdez News. 1:12. 5/25/01.On committee for 4th of July celebration. The Valdez News. 1:14. 6/8/01. p. 1; Secretary of Citizens meeting on Glacier Creeks. The Valdez News. 1:14. 6/8/01. p. 1; Ran for first City Council; “opened business in Valdez in 1898,: The Valdez News. 1:14. 6/8/01. p. 1; Runs for City Council, Independent ticket. The Valdez News, 1: 16. 6/22/01;Donates to Chamber’s Glacier Creek diversion fund, The Valdez News, 1:16. 6/25/01; Voter Roll for Election of July 1, 1901, Crary Scrapbooks, Vol. 1; Enlarged his store and erecting an office building, The Valdez News. 1:31. 10/5/01, p. 1; Subscribed to Fire Department, The Valdez News, 1:33. 10/19/01, p. 1; Becomes City Treasurer, The Valdez News. 1:35. 11/2/01. p. 1;
Runs for City Council on the Citizen’s Ticket of Steele, Snyder, Crary, Poot, Simonstead, Olson, Osgood, The Valdez News, 1:49. 2/8/02, p. 1;