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Mrs. Lucy Skidmore Scribner

Mrs. Lucy Skidmore Scribner, American philanthropist.


  • Scribner, Mrs. Lucy Skidmore was born on July 4, 1853 in New York City. Daughter of Joseph Russell and Lucy Ann (Hawley) Skidmore.

  • Education

    • Educated private schools. Honorary Master of Arts, Mount Holyoke College, 1916.


    • Founder, 1911, and trustee Skidmore College (professional college for women), Saratoga Springs, New York.


    Denomination: Presbyn


    • Married John Blair Scribner, publisher, May 13, 1875 (died 1879).
    • father: Joseph Russell Skidmore
    • mother: Lucy Ann (Hawley) Skidmore
    • spouse: John Blair Scribner
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    Born July 4, 1853
    Died March 2, 1931
    (aged 77)