Herman T. Schneebeli
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 17th district
April 26, 1960 - January 3, 1977
|Allen E. Ertel|
Herman Theodore Schneebeli
July 7, 1907
|Died||May 6, 1982 (aged 74)|
|Alma mater||Mercersburg Academy|
Dartmouth College (AB), (MBA)
Herman Schneebeli was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania to Barbara (née Schneider) and Alfred Schneebeli, both Swiss immigrants. He graduated from Mercersburg Academy in 1926, Dartmouth College in 1930, and Tuck School of Business in 1931. He worked as a commission distributor for Gulf Oil Corporation and an automobile dealer in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He served as a captain in the Army Ordnance Department during the Second World War from 1942 to 1946.
He was elected as a Republican to the 86th United States Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Alvin Bush, and was reelected to the eight succeeding Congresses. He was not a candidate for reelection in 1976.