Henry A. Snow

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Henry A. Snow
Profession zoo director
Personal details
Born ? in United States
Dead ? in United States
Country United States

Title director 1922-
Location at Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park) in United States

Biography details

Henry A. Snow , zoo director in United States

Born ? in United States dead ? in United States .

Naturalist Henry A. Snow established the Oakland Zoo in 1922 on 19th St and Harrison St in downtown Oakland. Over the years the zoo relocated several times: to Sequoia Park, Joaquin Miller Park and finally in 1939 to Durant Park.

Henry A. Snows son, Sidney Snow, was a vital part of Oakland Zoo's history. He personally procured the land for Oakland Zoo and founded the Alameda County Zoological Society, now the East Bay Zoological Society. Snow served as Director of Oakland Zoo from 1936 until his death in 1959.


Total: 1 children

  1. Sidney Snow. Born: ?. Dead: † 1959

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). director Henry A. Snow in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 February 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=1761. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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