Ike Skelton Edit Profile
Associate of Arts, Wentworth Military Academy, 1951. Student, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1953. Bachelor of Arts in History, University Missouri, Columbia, 1953.
Bachelor of Laws, University Missouri, Columbia, 1956.
Attorney private practice, Lexington, Missouri. Prosecuting attorney Lafayette County, 1957-1960. Special assistant attorney general State of Missouri, 1961-1963.
Member District 28 Missouri State Senate, 1971—1976. Member United States Congress from 4th Missouri District, 1977—2011. Chairman United States House Armed Services Committee, 2007—2011.
Vice chairman board trustees Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Member of Sigma Chi, Missouri Bar Association, Shriners Club, Elks Club, Masons Lodge, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Susan B. Anding, June 22, 1961 (deceased August 23, 2005). Children: Ike, Jim, Page.