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Former local official appointed aide to Bush.

James J. Snyder was appointed last month by President Bush to become the Special Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs. Snyder comes to the position with an impressive background as a former businessman and a local elected official.

Snyder was first elected to the Cattaraugus County Legislature in 1969 and served as its chief elected officer for eleven years, from 1977-1987. He also served 2 years as a councilmember of Olean, NY, and also served as President of the National Association of Counties from 1988-1989. In 1990, Snyder was named "County Leader of the Year" by City and County Magazine.
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Title Annotation:James J. Snyder appointed Special Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs
Publication:Nation's Cities Weekly
Article Type:Brief Article
Date:Nov 11, 1991
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