Skeel, John C.; building contractor; born, Sterling, N. Y., 1846; son of Truman C. and Sarah M. Cooper Skeel; married, Dover, Mich., 1889, Carrie P. Stockwell; issue, five children; served two years in the Civil War, in the 110th Reg. N. Y. S. Vol.; vice pres. The Skeel Bros. Co.; director The Cleveland Builders’ Supply Co.; The Woodward Masonic Temple Co.; member Woodward Lodge, No. 508, F. & A. M.; McKinley Chapter, R. A. M.; Oriental Commandery, Knight Templars; belongs to Cleveland Builders’ Exchange, and Chamber of Commerce.