William Skelly

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Birthday
10, 1878
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 11, 1957 (78)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
10, 1878
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 11, 1957 (78)

About

An entrepreneur who made his wealth in the oil business and promoted the aviation industry.

Before Fame

His first job was in grammar school selling newspapers.

Trivia

He owned the KVOO-AM radio station, which came to be known as the Voice of Oklahoma. He co-founded the first International Petroleum Exposition in Tulsa in 1923.

Family Life

He was the child of William and Mary Jane Sweatman Skelly.

Associated With

He and Jerry Jones both did business in the oil industry and made large profits.