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William Ross Snodgrass (1868–1949)

The death occurred in Lewisham Hospital Wagga early yesterday morning of Mr. William Ross Snodgrass, of 11 Sunshine Avenue, at the age of 76 years. Mr Snodgrass, who was widely known in the district was a farmer and grazier at Downside and Uranquinty prior to his retirement. He took a very active part in all affairs for the welfare of the district, where he had resided for 60 years. He was a life member of the Wagga Show Committee to which he had been attached for 30 years. He was also a life member of the Wagga Base Hospital and the Wagga City Bowling Club, and was chairman of the Country Party Committee at Wagga for many years. Mr Snodgrass had been failing in his health for several months and had been six weeks in hospital. He is survived by his widow Florence Ann Snodgrass of Sunshine Avenue, Wagga. His three sisters and two brothers predeceased him. They were the late Mrs. J. H. Kendall, "Miart", The Rock; Mrs I. Borwon of Bondi; Mrs R. Bourne, of Collingullie, and Messrs George and Allan Snodgrass of Mendooran. The funeral will take place today, the cortege leaving St Andrew's Presbyterian Church after a service at 4.30 o'clock for the Wagga cemetery.

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'Snodgrass, William Ross (1868–1949)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/snodgrass-william-ross-23718/text32656, accessed 19 June 2024.

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Birth

1 June, 1868
Truro, South Australia, Australia

Death

16 December, 1949 (aged 81)
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia

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