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Isaac Newton "Ike" Skelton IV (born December 20, 1931) was the U.S. Representative for Missouri's 4th congressional district. During his tenure, he served as the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. He is a member for the Democratic Party. On November 2nd, 2010 he lost his seat to Vicky Hartzler.

The district takes in most of the western-central part of the state, from Jefferson City, the state capital, to the Kansas City suburbs. Besides Jefferson City, it includes other cities such as Sedalia, Warrensburg, Marshall, and Lebanon.

Skelton was born in Lexington, Missouri, a rural town with extensive Civil War history, where he still lives today.

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