Former Democrat Missouri Representative Isaac Newton “Ike” Skelton, IV passed away yesterday in Virginia. Skelton won the first of 17 congressional terms in 1976 and was chairman of the House Armed Services Committee when he left office in 2010. His District included Whiteman AFB and Ft Leonard Wood. He is recognized as a key supporter of the military. He was also an Eagle Scout. He will be missed.
To learn more, read his obituary www.nytimes.com.
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