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Charles Drake Skinner

Clergyman

Charles Drake Skinner, American clergyman. Member Phi Beta Kappa.; Mason (32°).

Background

Skinner, Charles Drake was born on August 31, 1874 in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Weston Donaldson and Cora Elizabeth (Blattenberger) Skinner.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Syracuse University, 1903, fellow in philosophy, 1904, Doctor of Divinity, 1910.

Career

Assistant in philosophy, Syracuse University, 1904-1905. Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1904. Pastor Trinity Church, Auburn, New York, 1904-1908.

President Cazenovia Seminary, September 1908-1915. Pastor Linwood Avenue Church, Buffalo, 1915-1917, Central Park Church, Buffalo, 1917-1924, 1st Methodist Episcopal Church, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1924-1929, Grand Avenue Temple, Kansas City, Missoury, 1929-1932, Central Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church, Indianapolis, 1932-1936, First Methodist Episcopal Church, La Grange, Illinois, 1936-1940. Superintendent Joliet-Dixon District, Rock River Conference, Methodist Church, 1940-1946.

Associate minister St. James Methodist Church, Chicago. Director Advance for Christ Trinity Methodist Church, Chicago, October 1, 1949, to June 13, 1950.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa. Mason (32°).

Connections

Married Alberta Harding, June 10, 1896 (deceased).; married second, Agnetha Rhoda Hanson, February 11, 1925. Children: Cora Laila, Mistress Martha Harding Limburg.

father:
Weston Donaldson Skinner

mother:
Cora Elizabeth (Blattenberger) Skinner

spouse:
Agnetha Rhoda Hanson

spouse:
Alberta Harding

child:
Mistress Martha Harding Limburg Skinner

child:
Cora Laila Skinner