Thomas Amory collection 1709-1730
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Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas E. Snook, Jr. ("Ted"), was born around 1889 and worked as an architect in New York City by the mid-1910s. In July 1916, he joined the United States Army, training at a camp in Plattsburg, New York. In 1917, he was a member of the 306th Engineer Regiment, which was stationed at Washington, D.C., and Camp Jackson, South Carolina, before moving overseas in the summer of 1918. Snook spent time with the Advanced School Detachment at the 2nd Corps School in France and remained abroad until at least May 1919. He and his wife, Virginia Wright, had one daughter, Mary Virginia.