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James W. Skinner

Clergyman , educator

James W. Skinner, American clergyman, educator. Member Sigma Chi.

Background

Skinner, James W. was born on October 11, 1855 in Fayette Company, Kentucky, United States. Son of Thomas and Jane (Bigger) Skinner.

Education

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.

Career

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.

Membership

Member Sigma Chi.

Connections

Married Julia Barfield, of Danville, October 12, 1884. Children: Julia Faith (wife of Doctor.

father:
Thomas Skinner

mother:
Jane (Bigger) Skinner

spouse:
Julia Barfield

child:
Julia Faith (wife of Dr Skinner