George William Skelton was born about 1880. He married Winifred Sellors in 1900 and they had six children. Skelton died suddenly on 25 June 1947.
Occupation & interests
Skelton lived at 36 Malcolm Street, Erskineville.
Skelton belonged to the Official Labor faction on Erskineville Council, often clashing verbally with opponents. He was the Chief Warden of the Erskineville National Emergency Service (NES) in World War 2.
Local government service
George William Skelton was an alderman on Erskineville Council in 1942-47.
‘Walk-out by Labor Aldermen’, Sydney Morning Herald, 24 Nov 1944, p 3, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/229277277
‘Disorder in Council’, Sydney Morning Herald, 7 July 1944, p 4, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/17912739