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