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Lawyer , corporation executive.

William B. Skelton, American lawyer, corporation executive. Fellows), Central Maine General Hospital; Member American and Maine State bar associations; Mason.


Skelton, William B. was born on August 9, 1871 in Bowdoin, Maine, United States. Son of Thomas W. and Mary Luella (Holbrook) S.: Bachelor of Arts, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, 1892. Doctor of Laws, 1944.


Doctor of Laws, Colby College, 1938.


Ruth Elizabeth (Mistress William J. Hartley). Admitted to Maine bar, 1893, and began practice at Lewiston, now associate with Skelton & Taintor. President Lewiston Gas Light Company.

Director, honorary chairman 1st Manufacturers National Bank, Lewiston and Auburn. Director, chairman Central Maine Power Company. Treasurer, director Union Water Power Company.

Treasurer Androscoggin Reservoir Company. Member board directors Androscoggin County Savings Bank, Maine Central Railroad Company, Portland Terminal Company County attorney Androscoggin County, 1901-1905. Mayor of Lewiston. 1903-1905.

State bank commissioner of Maine, 1906-1911. Member Public Utilities Commission Maine, 1913-1919. Trustee Bates College (Chairman of the Board.


Fellows), Central Maine General Hospital. Member American and Maine State bar associations.


Married Florence L. Larrabee, May 21, 1894 (died February 22, 1938). Children: William Larrabee, Harold Newell, Thomas Reginald (deceased), Florence Luella (Mistress.

Thomas W. Bachelor of Arts

Mary Luella (Holbrook) S.: Bachelor of Arts

Florence L. Larrabee

William Larrabee Skelton

Harold Newell Skelton

Thomas Reginald Skelton (deceased)

Florence Luella (Mrs Skelton