Joe Skubitz

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Joe Skubitz
CONGRESSMAN JOE SKUBITZ, RANKING MINORITY MEMBER OF THE U.S HOUSE INTERIOR COMMITTEE, RIDES IN THE ANNUAL PARADE IN... - NARA - 557056.jpg
Joe Skubitz in 1974
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 5th district
In office
January 3, 1963 – December 31, 1978
Preceded by James F. Breeding
Succeeded by Bob Whittaker
Personal details
Born (1906-05-06)May 6, 1906
Frontenac, Kansas, U.S.
Died September 11, 2000(2000-09-11) (aged 94)
Wichita, Kansas
Political party Republican
Alma mater Kansas State University
Washburn University
George Washington University
Profession lawyer

Joe Skubitz (May 6, 1906 – September 11, 2000) was a U.S. Representative from Kansas.

Born in Frontenac, Kansas, Skubitz attended grade school in Ringo, Kansas, and high schools in Girard and Frontenac, Kansas. Kansas State College, Pittsburg, Kansas, B.S., 1929 and M.S., 1934. He attended law school at Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas, in 1938, and graduated from the law school of George Washington University, Washington, D.C., LL.B., 1944. He was admitted to the bar in 1944 and commenced practice in Kansas and the District of Columbia. Administrative assistant to Senator Clyde M. Reed from 1939 to 1949. And Senator Andrew F. Schoeppel from 1949 to 1962. He served as delegate, Republican National Convention, 1960.

Skubitz was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth and to the seven succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1963, until his resignation December 31, 1978. He was not a candidate for reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress. He died in Wichita, Kansas, on September 11, 2000. He was interred at Old Mission Cemetery, Wichita, Kansas.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James F. Breeding
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 5th congressional district

January 3, 1963 – December 31, 1978
Succeeded by
Bob Whittaker