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, …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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. …
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 …
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 …