Some articles on skinner, skinners:
... In 1764, the crossing from Skinners Falls to Milanville was the location of timber rafting for one of the most prominent families in the area, the Skinners ... That year, Daniel Skinner took the first timber raft down the Delaware River ... Completing this accomplishment, Skinner received the name "Lord High Admiral", an honor that still stands to this date ...
... Skinner died at Hansi on 4 December 1841 at the age of 64, and was first buried there ... Later he was disinterred, and buried in Skinner's Church on January 19, 1842 in a vault of white marble immediately below the Communion Table ... North of the church lies the family plot, Skinner family, where many of his fourteen wives and many children, are buried, the burial in this place was that of a lady who died in ...
... Skinner conducts more than 60 auctions and events each year and has achieved world-record prices for many pieces sold at auction ...
More definitions of "skinner":
- (noun): United States actor (1858-1942).
Synonyms: Otis Skinner
- (noun): United States psychologist and a leading proponent of behaviorism (1904-1990).
Synonyms: Fred Skinner, B. F. Skinner, Burrhus Frederic Skinner
- (noun): A person who prepares or deals in animal skins.
Famous quotes containing the word skinner:
“Mrs. Skinner told Jones that Mrs. N. was a very fascinating woman, and that Mr. W. was very fond of fascinating with her.”
—Samuel Butler (18351902)
“It is disturbing to discover in oneself these curious revelations of the validity of the Darwinian theory. If it is true that we have sprung from the ape, there are occasions when my own spring appears not to have been very far.”
—Cornelia Otis Skinner (19011979)