William Ellsworth Snyder
Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy
at South Bethelem, Pennsylvania, February 2, 1883, he earned the while serving as Chief Electrician aboard the USS Birmingham
on September 8, 1910.
He died on December 30, 1944 and was buried
in Section 10 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Lillian B. Snyder
(1881-1962), is buried with him.
Rank and organization: Chief Electrician, U.S. Navy. Born: 24 February 1883, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Accredited to: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 58, 2 March 1910.
Serving on board the U.S.S. Birmingham, for
extraordinary heroism, rescuing G.H. Kephart seaman, from drowning at Hampton
Roads, Va., 4 January 1910.
SNYDER, LILLIAN B WIDOW OF WILLIAM ELLSWORTH
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 2 December 2004