James W. Skinner, American clergyman, educator. Member Sigma Chi.
Skinner, James W. was born on October 11, 1855 in Fayette Company, Kentucky, United States. Son of Thomas and Jane (Bigger) Skinner.
President education, high school, Maysville, Kentucky. Bachelor of Arts, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky, 1880, A.M., 1883, Doctor of Divinity, 1901. Graduate Princeton Theological Seminary, 1883.
Wilfred Fetterman), Jane M. (Mistress Wm. D. Craig). Ordained ministry Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1883. Pastor successively Terre Haute, Indiana, Morrison, Illinois, Fort Collins, Colorado and Brownsville, Texas, until 1912.
President Texas Mexican Industrial Institute, Kingsville, Texas since 1912 (Mexican Government taking steps to model one school in each state in Mexico on the basis of this institute). Moderator General Assembly Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1926.
Member Sigma Chi.
Married Julia Barfield, of Danville, October 12, 1884. Children: Julia Faith (wife of Doctor.