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Ike Skelton
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Birth Date:December 20, 1931
Astrology Sign:Sagittarius
Chinese Sign:Sheep - Yang
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Occupation:US Politician

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Ike Skelton

Biography:Ike Skelton Isaac Newton Skelton IV (born December 20, 1931), an American politician, has been a member of the United States House of Representatives since 1977. He represents the fourth Congressional district (map) of the state of Missouri.

Skelton was born in Lexington, Missouri. He graduated from Lexington High School, Lexington, Mo., in 1949, He received an A.A. from Wentworth Military and Junior College in 1951. He received an A.B. from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 1953 and became a brother of Sigma Chi and Alpha Phi Omega while there. He attended the University of Edinburgh, Scotland in 1953. He received an LL.B. from University of Missouri - Columbia in 1956. He became a lawyer, working in private practice in Lafayette County, Mo. He was a prosecuting attorney from 1957 until 1960, a special assistant attorney general, and Missouri state attorney general from 1961 until 1963.

The ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, Skelton represents Missouri's state capitol, Jefferson City, and also Lamar, Missouri, which is the birthplace of the 33rd President, Harry Truman, whom Skelton met as a young man and admired.

Skelton was a member of the Missouri State Senate from 1971 until 1977, when he became a congressman. He is a member of the United States Democratic Party, and recently won a 15th two-year term in the United States House of Representatives in the elections of November 2004.

His wife of 44 years, Susan Anding Skelton, died on August 23, 2005. Later that year, on November 26, Skelton was injured when a van carrying him and fellow Congressmen Tim Murphy and Jim Marshall overturned near Baghdad Airport while on an official visit to Iraq. Skelton and Murphy were airlifted to a US Military hospital in Germany after complaining of neck pain. Both made a full recovery.

Chinese Horoscope for Ike Skelton
Includes characteristics and Vices
Ike Skelton's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 17, 1931 - February 05, 1932
Birthday: December 20, 1931

The Sheep is a Yang,
and is the Eighth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Good Manners
Lack of Foresight

Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Ike Skelton's Personality Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune - Personality Card

Birthday: December 20, 1931

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.

Ike Skelton's Character Tarot Card The Magician - Character Card

Birthday: December 20, 1931

Creative initiative, skill and opportunities for new ventures.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Ike Skelton's Growth Tarot Card The Lovers

Birthday: December 20, 2017

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.




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