This article was published in the Tuesday, October 29, 2013 edition of the Columbia Daily Tribune with the headline "Ike Skelton dies at age 81: Congressman served 17 terms."
A sealed package of playing cards from Air Force One is among items from the estate of Ike Skelton, who represented a Missouri district in the House of Representatives for more than three decades. Correspondence with presidents, …
JEFERSON CITY, Mo. – Though he never served in the U.S. military, Ike Skelton became one of its strongest assets. …
WEST POINT – The Thayer Award will be presented at West Point this coming Thursday to former Missouri Congressman Ike Skelton IV. The award, established in honor of Col. Sylvanus Thayer, “Father of the Military …
Please enable Javascript to watch this video LEXINGTON, Mo. -- About 700 people showed up in Lexington on Monday afternoon to pay their respects to former Missouri Congressman Ike Skelton. The 17-term U.S. House democrat died …
Ike Skelton, a conservative Democrat who represented Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives for 34 years, died Monday in Arlington, Va. He was 81. Skelton died at Virginia Hospital Center, surrounded by his wife, his sons and …
Wentworth's prominent alumni include the late U.S. Rep. Ike Skelton, D-Lexington; Wal-Mart co-founder James "Bud" Walton and zoologist Marlin Perkins, who hosted "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom" for more than two decades before …
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Democratic Rep. Ike Skelton, who built a reputation as a military expert and social conservative during 34 years representing western and central Missouri in the U.S. House, died Monday in Virginia. He …
and nearly his whole adult life serving his hometown. On Sunday, neighbors, friends, family, dignitaries and even strangers paid their respects to former Congressman Ike Skelton in Lexington, Mo. He will be laid to rest Monday, Nov. 4. "We …