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."
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 …
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. …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …