John Henry Snowden Posted in: Obituaries John Henry Snowden, 93, was born in Elgin, Texas on Thursday, May 19, 1927, to Mary Doreen and Otreo Snowden. He attended Elgin High School and spent his early years with his two sisters, Mary Jo and Juanita doing all the thing’s country children like to do, riding horses and having fun. He had several jobs in Elgin. He drove a taxicab, he worked as a welder in the shipyards in Houston, he worked at Camp Swift, he worked at Western Auto, and eventually at Simon's Department Store for forty-four years where he made many friends. John Henry was an ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!