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Biographical Sketch of Frank Newell Skinner

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Frank Newell Skinner, vice president and assistant manager of the Coffeyville Furniture Company, owes his successful position to the fact that he has steadily pursued one line of endeavor since leaving school as a boy. He was born at Clathe, Kansas, June 2, 1872, a son of James L. and Elizabeth (Newell) Skinner, who moved to Coffeyville about two years after his birth and are numbered among the old settlers of that city. In the public schools of Coffeyville Frank N. Skinner obtained his early education, and after leaving school at the age of eighteen began clerking in a grocery store. In December, 1894, he became identified with the undertaking business and he now has his office at 17 West Tenth Street, Coffeyville. Mr. Skinner and family reside at 607 Willow Street, having built his home there in 1898. He is a public spirited citizen, served four years on the school board, is a republican and a member of the Presbyterian Church. He also belongs to the Chamber of Commerce, and is widely known in fraternal circles. His affiliations are with Keystons Lodge No. 102 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, Coffeyville Chapter No. 89, Royal Arch Masons, Lochinvar Commandery No. 52 Knights Templar, and Chapter No. 112 of the Order of Eastern Star. He also belongs...

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