A Career As Santa's Helper
When Christmas rolled around each year, that's when Oliver B. Snyder checked the status of his Santa suit, put it on, and started listening to the Christmas wishes of hundreds of kids. He was a Santa's helper and had been doing that for 25 years. Here is his story, in three pages. Click on the first image below to start reading the 1972 article about this Madisonville area man and his trials and rewards as a Santa stand-in.