Postcard, 1972-1978, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
SNYDER, Marion Gene (1928-2007)

SNYDER, MARION GENE, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 26, 1928; attended the public schools; graduated from duPont Manual High School; studied at the University of Louisville and graduated from the Jefferson School of Law (now part of the University of Louisville School of Law), LL.B. and J.D., 1950; was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Louisville, Ky., in 1950; city attorney of Jeffersontown, Ky., 1954-1958; elected magistrate of the first district of Jefferson County for two terms, January 1958 to January 1962; engaged in farming, real estate, insurance, and also in the residential construction business; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1968, 1976, 1980 and 1984; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth Congress (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; elected in 1966 to the Ninetieth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1987); was not a candidate for reelection in 1986; died on February 16, 2007, in Naples, Fla.

Northern Kentucky University
Department of Special Collections and Archives
Highland Heights, KY
Papers: ca. 1967-1986, 300 cubic feet.
The papers of Marion Gene Snyder contain congressional office files, including: general correspondence, department files, legislative files, speeches, committee files, constituent correspondence, press files, and recommendations. A finding aid is available in the repository. Processing of collection is not yet complete.


University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Film Reels: 1964-1966, 9 commercials on 2 film reels.
The commercials were used during Marion Snyder's campaigns for the 1964 and 1966 U.S. congressional election in District 4 of Kentucky, Republican Party.

  • Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: M. G. (Gene) Snyder, Republican Representative from Kentucky. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.