Olivia Snyder (1905 - 1979)

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Olivia Snyder
1905 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Olivia Snyder was born on May 5, 1905. She died in June 1979 at age 74. We know that Olivia Snyder had been residing in Oak Lawn, Cook County, Illinois 60453.


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Olivia Snyder passed away in June 1979 at 74 years of age. She was born on May 5, 1905. We are unaware of information about Olivia's family. We know that Olivia Snyder had been residing in Oak Lawn, Cook County, Illinois 60453.
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In 1905, in the year that Olivia Snyder was born, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1913, when she was only 8 years old, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

In 1931, at the age of 26 years old, Olivia was alive when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1968, at the age of 63 years old, Olivia was alive when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1979, in the year of Olivia Snyder's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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Nov 21, 1910 - Jan 3, 1993
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Olivia A Snyder
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Dorothy M Snyder
Sep 23, 1932 - Apr 20, 2001
Peoria, IL
Charles Snyder
May 31, 1887 - August 1977
Chicago, Illinois
Roxana Snyder
Dec 22, 1890 - October 1976
Carterville, Illinois
Floyd Snyder
Apr 2, 1905 - April 1971
Allen Snyder
Mar 1, 1906 - March 1975
Joliet, Illinois
Mildred G Snyder
Oct 22, 1910 - May 15, 1988
Pequot Lakes, MN
Louise Snyder
Nov 28, 1908 - September 1983
Hollywood, Florida
Kerwood Snyder
Jan 14, 1898 - January 1965
Joseph I Snyder
Nov 11, 1900 - Dec 7, 1987
San Mateo, CA
James Snyder
Nov 23, 1903 - Oct 8, 1989
Pompano Beach, FL
Rose M Snyder
May 26, 1910 - Jan 16, 1988
Kansas City, MO
William Snyder
Mar 11, 1918 - June 1968
Chicago, Illinois
Bonnie M Snyder
Sep 27, 1914 - Mar 22, 1993
Urbana, IL
Rosetta Snyder
Apr 11, 1911 - Feb 6, 1988
Irving, TX
Otto Snyder
Dec 26, 1887 - December 1976
Chicago, Illinois
Lucille Snyder
Nov 30, 1915 - December 1986
Hammond, Indiana
O Snyder
Jun 15, 1901 - March 1975
Trivoli, Illinois
John Snyder
Jan 2, 1921 - March 1974
Chillicothe, Illinois
Roxanne H Snyder
Nov 9, 1923 - May 16, 1999
Modesto, CA
Wendell A Snyder
Apr 29, 1923 - Oct 1, 1997
Burbank, IL

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