Clyde’s father’s name was Charles Leslie Snyder. He was a fisherman, hence one of the reasons, Clyde grew up in Fort Bragg, California. His father died when Clyde was still very young of an inherited heart condition. Clyde and his brother, Chuck has inherited these issues. Clyde’s brother Chuck (Charles Robert Snyder) passed away at age 47 of heart problems. Click the above link to get to the actual family tree on the Snyder Side.
It is through the Snyder side of the family that Clyde is related to musician Bruce Springsteen. Clyde’s ancestor is Hannah Springsteen.