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Mrs. Lucy Skidmore Scribner

philanthropist

Mrs. Lucy Skidmore Scribner, American philanthropist.

Background

Scribner, Mrs. Lucy Skidmore was born on July 4, 1853 in New York City. Daughter of Joseph Russell and Lucy Ann (Hawley) Skidmore.

Education

Educated private schools. Honorary Master of Arts, Mount Holyoke College, 1916.

Career

Founder, 1911, and trustee Skidmore College (professional college for women), Saratoga Springs, New York.

Connections

Married John Blair Scribner, publisher, May 13, 1875 (died 1879).

father:
Joseph Russell Skidmore

mother:
Lucy Ann (Hawley) Skidmore

spouse:
John Blair Scribner