Donald Snyder

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Donald William Snyder
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 134th district
In office
January 6, 1981[1] – November 30, 2000[2]
Preceded by Joseph Zeller
Succeeded by Jane Baker
Constituency Part of Lehigh County
Republican Whip of the
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
In office
January 7, 1997 – November 30, 2000
Preceded by John Barley
Succeeded by Sam Smith
Personal details
Born (1951-12-24) December 24, 1951 (age 65)
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Nancy A. Schelly
Alma mater Lehigh County Community College
Pennsylvania State University
Lehigh University
Villanova University School of Law
Dickinson School of Law
Occupation Legislator-Attorney

Donald William Snyder is a former Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Snyder graduated from Parkland High School in 1969.[3] He earned an associate degree from Lehigh County Community College in 1971 and a B.B.A. from Penn State University in 1973.[3] In 1976, he earned an M.B.A. from Lehigh University.[3] He earned a law degree from Villanova University School of Law in 1982.[3] He was awarded an LLM in Commerce and Taxation from Dickinson School of Law.[3]

He was sworn into the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1981.[3] He served as the House Republican Caucus Chairman from 1995–1996 and served as Majority Whip from January 7, 1997 until his retirement prior to the 2000 elections.[3]


  1. ^ "Session of 1981 - 165th of the General Assembly - No. 1" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 1981-01-06. 
  2. ^ Per Article II, Section 2 of the Pennsylvania Constitution, the legislative session ended on November 30, 2000
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Donald William Snyder (Republican)". Official Pennsylvania House of Representatives Profile. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Archived from the original on 2000-02-01. 

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