Jerry Schneider

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Jerry Schneider
Sports Contributer • West Chester

A lifelong resident of Chester County, Jerry Schneider graduated from West Chester High School where he played football and baseball. Jerry played in the West Chester Adult Baseball League and later coached baseball in Little League, Babe Ruth League and American Legion.

In 2008 he lead the group that founded the Chester County Sports Hall of Fame and served ten years as it’s president. Through Jerry’s leadership, CCSHOF has recognized many of Chester County’s finest in the world of athletics with an Annual Induction Banquet; started the presentation of the Annual Richard B. Yoder Scholar-Athlete Award to a deserving high school senior female and male; and is also acknowledging the accomplishments of the county’s best from yesteryear with the Annual Historic Members Induction Luncheon.

Always active in community life, Jerry took a leadership role in several service clubs and organizations. As a president of The West Chester Men’s Club he worked to help establish the Chester County Hall of Heroes at the Chester County Court House and also with the restoration of the Historic Oaklands Cemetery. Jerry currently serves on the Board Of Directors for the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance and is a member of the West Chester High School Alumni Committee.

An antique car enthusiast, Jerry is a past president of the Chester County Antique Car Club, a founding member of the Valley Forge Mustang Club and a member of the Brandywine Region Antique Automobile Club Of America.

Jerry attended the Philadelphia Museum School of Art. He established his Graphic Design firm in 1962, serving clients such as The White Motor Corporation, Philco, McIntosh Inns, MBB Helicopter, Rosenbluth International, Johnson Matthey, Middelton Tobbaco Co., Foote Mineral Co., Schramm, New Holland Farm Equipment Co. and others. He retired in 2002 and currently owns an Antique, Classic and Collector Car Appraisal business.

He resides in West Grove with his wife Pat. They have been blessed with seven children and eleven grandchildren.

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