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William Woodburn Skiles

congressman

William Woodburn Skiles, American congressman.

Background

Skiles, William Woodburn was born on December 11, 1849 in Stoughstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John G. Skiles.

Education

Graduate Baldwin University, 1876.

Career

While taking college course taught district school part each college year. Kept up course at home. Read law at Mansfield, O.

Started practice at Shelby, 1878. President Citizens’ Bank and Shelby Electric Company. Stockholder Shelby Steel Tube Company.

President Shelby board of education, 16 yrs. Congressman, 14th Ohio district, 1901-1904.

Connections

Married E. Dora Matson, October 3, 1878.

father:
John G. Skiles. Skiles

spouse:
E. Dora Matson