Clipped From The Salt Lake Tribune
S. L. Attorney Accepts Senate Race Bid D. A. Skeen, attorney and leader f civic welfare activities, accepted esignation Saturday as a candidate or the state sen- te on the Demo- ratic ticket. Born on a farm t Plain City, Mr. keen graduated rom Utah State Agricultural co '- ege and received law degree with onors from the University of Chiago. He has practiced aw in Salt Lake lity 25 years. As a lawyer, Mr. keen has special- Mr. zed in Skeen social legislation. While As a house iVells ,ce ime He as In Id his a •nember of the county attorney's taff he was active in drafting the aws which converted the former harity plan to the present super- ised relief set-up. Experience as special counsel for he legislative investigating committee in 1937 led Mr. Skeen to advocate closer supervision of state epartmental functions to save money for the taxpayers. He said le is also prepared to offer legisla- ion to correct defects disclosed by he investigation. Mr. Skeen •was an organizer of the Community Chest, the central coun- 11 of social agencies and the Legal Aid society. He has been president f the Utah Society for Mental Hygiene and of the state conference f social work. He has been president of the Utah state training chool trustees since the school's reation. He is also a charter member of he local Lions club, past Utah-Idaho District governor and past interna- ionai director. Married and father of five daugh- ers, he lives at 189 A street. if iled :lub.