Skeele, Walter Fisher was born on September 26, 1865 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of John P. and Elizabeth (Blodgett) Skeele.
Student Oberlin College 1 year, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, 3 years. Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1888.
Organist 1st Congressional Church, Chicago, 1888-1890, Plymouth Congressional Church, 1890-1893, 1st Congressional Church, Los Angeles, California, 1896-1925, then 9th Church of Christ, Scientist. With College of Music, University of Southern California, 1898-1933, dean emeritus and professor of organ and piano.
Married Mary A. Bosworth, February 4, 1891. Children: Franklin Bosworth, Mary Thurston.