Herman T. Schneebeli

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Herman T. Schneebeli
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 17th district
In office
April 26, 1960 – January 3, 1977
Preceded by Alvin Bush
Succeeded by Allen E. Ertel
Personal details
Born Herman Theodore Schneebeli
(1907-07-07)July 7, 1907
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Died May 6, 1982(1982-05-06) (aged 74)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican
Alma mater Mercersburg Academy
Dartmouth College (AB), (MBA)

Herman Theodore Schneebeli (July 7, 1907 – May 6, 1982) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Herman Schneebeli was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 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 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.

The Herman T. Schneebeli Earth Science Center at Penn State University and the Herman T. Schneebeli Federal Building are named in his honor.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Alvin Bush
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district

Succeeded by
Allen E. Ertel