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 Academy,” has been …
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 …
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 …
Former Rep. Ike Skelton (D-Mo.), who served more than three decades in Congress, has died at 81, according to multiple reports. He died Monday at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Va., The Associated Press reports. The cause of …
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- 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 …
Karin Higa, 47, a specialist in Asian American art who worked for nearly a decade and a half as a curator at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, died Tuesday at her home in L.A., said Russell Ferguson, her husband. …
Former House Armed Services Committee chairman Ike Skelton was fond of highlighting the American success rate over the last forty years in predicting where the next armed conflict would occur. By his measure it was near zero percent. …
Former Missouri congressman Ike Skelton has been named to the national panel planning next year’s activities marking the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. The western Missouri Democrat was appointed Thursday by President …
Ike Skelton, a Missouri Democrat who became known during his 34 years in the U.S. House as one of the military’s most forceful advocates on Capitol Hill, died Monday at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Va., He was 81. His son, …
Ike Skelton, a former Democratic Representative and well-known defense expert, died on Monday. He was 81. For more than 30 years, Skelton represented western and central Missouri in the U.S. House. He died at Virginia Hospital …