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William Woodburn Skiles

William Woodburn Skiles, American congressman.


  • Skiles, William Woodburn was born on December 11, 1849 in Stoughstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John G. Skiles.

  • Education

    • Graduate Baldwin University, 1876.


    • While taking college course taught district school part each college year. Kept up course at home. Read law at Mansfield, O.

      Started practice at Shelby, 1878. President Citizens’ Bank and Shelby Electric Company. Stockholder Shelby Steel Tube Company.

      President Shelby board of education, 16 yrs. Congressman, 14th Ohio district, 1901-1904.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    • Married E. Dora Matson, October 3, 1878.
    • father: John G. Skiles. Skiles
    • spouse: E. Dora Matson
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    Born December 11, 1849
    Died 1904
    (aged 54)