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People from Saratoga County, New York: Abner Doubleday, C. B. J. Snyder, Joseph Henry, William Bliss Baker, Joan Whitney Payson, Horace Carpentier, John R. Fellows, Marcia White, Egbert Ludovicus Viele, Greg Koubek, David McCarty Books LLC

People from Saratoga County, New York: Abner Doubleday, C. B. J. Snyder, Joseph Henry, William Bliss Baker, Joan Whitney Payson, Horace Carpentier, John R. Fellows, Marcia White, Egbert Ludovicus Viele, Greg Koubek, David McCarty

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Published October 12th 2012
ISBN : 9781157262930
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 30. Chapters: Abner Doubleday, C. B. J. Snyder, Joseph Henry, William Bliss Baker, Joan Whitney Payson, HoraceMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 30. Chapters: Abner Doubleday, C. B. J. Snyder, Joseph Henry, William Bliss Baker, Joan Whitney Payson, Horace Carpentier, John R. Fellows, Marcia White, Egbert Ludovicus Viele, Greg Koubek, David McCarty, Abigail Fillmore, Christopher Callaghan, Lysander Button, Matthew H. Clark, Silas Seymour, Henry Millard, Daniel G. Garnsey, William Duell, William G. Donnan, Hiram Scofield, Gardner Stow, Charles Waldron, Eber D. Howe, Charles Babcock, George W. Schuyler, Kate Snow, Chauncey Vibbard, Isaac N. Comstock, Charles D. Beckwith, Guert Gansevoort, Beriah Palmer, John Fay, Benjamin Eggleston, John Thompson, Levi Hubbell, J. Hyatt Smith, Helen Badgley, Peter Bentley, Sam Pitcheralle, John K. Porter, Carleton J. King, Anson Brown, Orie Amodeo, Chesselden Ellis, Henry D. Barron, William Hallock, Gerry Perry. Excerpt: Charles B. J. Snyder (1860-1945) was a prolific American architect, architectural engineer, and mechanical engineer in the field of urban school building design and construction. He is widely recognized for his leadership, innovation, and transformation of school building construction process, design, and quality during his tenure as Superintendent of School Buildings for the New York City Board of Education between 1891 and 1923. At its last meeting of the school year, July 8, 1891, the Board of Education elected Snyder as Superintendent of Buildings, to succeed George W. Debevoise, who had resigned. Of the thirteen votes cast, Snyder received twelve. Its not clear how Snyder won the support, but he may have had a connection with the banker Robert Maclay, head of the Board of Educations Building Committee. Snyder named his younger son Robert Maclay. From the time of his appointment until the consolidation of the City of Greater New York in 1898, Snyder oversaw Manhattan and The Bronx. On January 1, 1898, The City of...