SNELLING, W.N. (d. 1911)

Raleigh, May 22 — W.N. SNELLING, prominent citizen of Raleigh, died at  his home here Sunday, aged 70 years.  He was a brave Confederate soldier and a successful business man, not having been activly engaged in business, however, for a number of years.  He has held a number of important offices in the city government, including a commisionership on the the commission to manage the Raleigh dispensary in the interim between open saloons in Raleigh and statewide prohibition.  He was a prominent Mason.  He leaves a widow and one child, the latter being Mrs. T.H. HICKS.  The funeral was held at 5 o’clock this afternoon.

Source:  Greensboro Daily News, 23 May 1911, pg. 1

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