Frank Williamson Skinner (1878-1942)
Frank W. Skinner was born February 17, 1878 in Nashua, Iowa. He was the son of Wellington - a Methodist minister - and Lucy (Goble) Skinner. Early in his career he was associated for about three years with the Terre Haute Gazette in the newspaper business. This would have likely been around 1900 as they ceased publication in 1904. Skinner was then associated with the advertising business in Minneapolis - the John H. Mitchell Advertising Agency - which he purchased in 1914. This company represented such others as Munsingwear, Toastmaster, Anacin and Minneapolis Moline. He also worked at the Smith Lithograph Company in Chicago until about 1939 when
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