In Memory of Harry G. “Spike” Snyder ’60

HARRY G. “SPIKE” SNYDER ’60 of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, died Feb. 23, 2023. At Ripon, he majored in history and participated in student government, football and Sigma Alpha Epsilon/Delta Sigma Psi. He received degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Marquette University Law School. He worked in various roles including, American Motors auto worker, NATO trial observer to the U.S. ambassador to Turkey, staff judge advocate, Waukesha County assistant district attorney, private practice attorney, Wisconsin state representative, circuit court judge for Waukesha County and judge for Wisconsin’s District Court of Appeals. He also was a retired lieutenant colonel with the United States Air Force. He enjoyed traveling the world, including the Middle East and Europe. Survivors include his wife, Rose Mary; and three sons.

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