Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

 Profile of  John W. Snyder
Brief profile :
Federal Loan Administrator, 1945
Director, Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion, 1945-1946
Secretary of the Treasury, 1946-1953
Personal Papers :  John W. Snyder Papers
Oral History : John W. Snyder
Online Photos: Snyder photos
Biographical sketch :  
1895 (June 21) Born, Jonesboro, Arkansas
1918 served as Captain in the field artillery in the Army during World War I
1919-1931 Banking positions in Missouri and Arkansas
1931-1940 Federal Bank Receiver and Conservator in St. Louis
1940-1943 Executive Vice President and Director, Defense Plant Corporation
1940-1944 Assistant to the Director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation
1943-1945 Vice President of the First National Bank in St. Louis
1945 Federal Loan Administrator
1945-1946 Director, Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion
1946-1953 Secretary of the Treasury
1953-1966 President, Overland Corporation
1985 (October 8) Died