On Saturday evening Johnson County Democrats honored former Fourth District Congressman Ike Skelton (D) for his distinguished public service career at their 4th Annual James C. Kirkpatrick Heritage Dinner in Warrensburg. Approximately 350 people from around the congressional district and beyond were in attendance.
Deputy Attorney General Joe Dandurand (D) was the master of ceremonies. Keynote speaker Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D) spoke of his close relationship with Ike Skelton, stating that he considered Ike his tall older brother. Ike Skelton spoke of his appreciation for all in attendance and for the opportunity he had to serve.
Former Fourth District Congressman Ike Skelton (D) was honored for his distinguished public service career
at the Johnson County Democrat’s 4th Annual James C. Kirkpatrick Heritage Dinner in Warrensburg on Saturday evening.
Ike Skelton and keynote speaker Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (D).