Rep. Conaway Saddened to Learn of Former Congressman Skelton’s Passing
WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Representative K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the passing of former Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton:
“Ike Skelton, D-Mo., was a leader on military issues and set an example that I am proud to follow. During his years in Congress he was also a staunch advocate for our men in women in uniform. Congressman Skelton was a mentor and a dear personal friend for whom I had the utmost respect. I will miss his good humor, his wise advice, and his unflinching devotion to his countrymen. I will miss my friend."