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Lloyd Edward Skinner, American food company executive.


Skinner, Lloyd Edward was born on August 22, 1914 in Marinette, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Lloyd Merten and Emma Louise (Leroy) Skinner.


Bachelor, Creighton University, 1936. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Creighton University, 1980.


With Skinner Macaroni Company division San Giorgio-Skinner, Inc., a Hershey Foods Company, Omaha, 1938-1983, secretary, 1942-1947, executive vice president, 1947-1950, president, 1950-1970, chairman board, 1971-1983, James Skinner Company, Custom Bakers, Omaha, since 1983. President, secretary, treasurer Quaker Baking Company, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1952-1953. Chairman Oconto River Marine, Wisconsin, since 1980, Menominee River Marina, Marinette, since 1981, Skinner-Krause Associates, Marinette, since 1982.

Board directors National Small Business Administration, since 1952, vice president, 1961-1962, president, 1963-1966, chairman board, 1967-1968. Board directors Mississippi Valley Association, 1953-1969, Midwest Employers Council, 1957-1963, Crop Quality Control Council, since 1961. Chairman 6th District Water Resources Congress, since 1970.

Also president, secretary. Board directors National Macaroni Manufacturers Association, 1953-1983, president, 1957-1958. Director emeritus National Pasta Association, since 1983.

President Nebraska Small Business Association, 1949-1955, Iowa-Nebraska River Development Association, 1952-1953. Member national marketing advisory committee United States Department commerce, since 1969, executive committee, 1970. Chairman Macaroni Industry-Grain Food Products Sub-council, 1970.


Chairman Douglas County chapter American Red Cross drive, 1949, Douglas County American Cancer Society drive, 1962, Omaha Archdiocesan Committee to Support Lay Missionaries drive, 1962. Vice president, director United Community Services Omaha, 1957. President Douglas County Campfire Girls, 1952-1953, Omaha Civic Opera Society, 1959-1963.

Trustee Nutritional Foundation, Mid-American council Boy Scouts American, Nebraska Council Economic Education. Director Nebraska Clergy Economic Education, since 1969. Executive board Project Equality, Nebraska, 1967-1969, president, 1968-1969, executive board, Nebraska-Iowa, 1970-1972.

Board directors Douglas County Cancer Society, since 1962, Omaha Safety Council, 1948, Omaha Salvation Army, since 1953, Nebraska division National Conference of Christians and Jews, since 1957. Board directors Nebraska chapter Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation, since 1955, president, 1961-1965. President S. Omaha Youth Center, 1957-1963, Catholic Interracial Council Omaha, 1963-1964.

Member executive committee Omaha Junior Achievement, since 1963, president, 1969-1970. Advisory board St. Catherines Hospital, Omaha, 1958-1963, Creighton Preparatory School, 1961-1967, Omaha Urban League, 1953-1963, Duchesne College, Omaha, 1960-1967. Catholic co-chairman National Conference of Christians and Jews, since 1961.

President Nebraska chapter Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation, 1961-1964. Trustee National Arthritis Foundation, since 1968. Member president's council Creighton University.

Member Nebraska Republican Finance Committee, 1956. Member advisory board Archbishop Bergen Mercy Hospital, since 1963, chairman, 1975-1977. Member Archbishop's Committee for Educational Development, 1971.

Trustee member executive committee Omaha Archdiocesan Educational Foundation, since 1976. Served to major Army of the United States, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Senior Omaha Chamber of Commerce (director 1949, chairman Water Resources Congress 1983-1984), National Small Business Association (director emeritus), Grocery Manufacturers American (director 1964-1976), American Legion (post Commander 1952), Serra Club, Alpha Sigma Nu (president Alumni chapter 1967-1968), Beta Gamma Sigma (honorary) Clubs: Knights of Columbus.


Married Kathryn Garrett, May 31, 1941. Children: James Garrett, Lloyd Edward, Kathryn Louise, Mary Elizabeth.

Lloyd Merten Skinner

Emma Louise (Leroy) Skinner

Kathryn Garrett

James Garrett Skinner

Lloyd Edward Skinner

Kathryn Louise Skinner

Mary Elizabeth Skinner