SKUBITZ, Joe, a Representative from Kansas; born in Frontenac, Crawford County,
Kans., May 6, 1906; attended grade school in Ringo, Kans., and high schools in
Girard and Frontenac, Kans.; Kansas State College, Pittsburgh, Kans., B.S.,
1929 and M.S., 1934; attended law school at Washburn University, Topeka, Kans.,
in 1938, and graduated from the law school of George Washington University,
Washington, D.C., LL.B., 1944; was admitted to the bar in 1944 and commenced
practice in Kansas and the District of Columbia; administrative assistant to
Senator Clyde M. Reed, 1939-1949; and Senator Andrew F. Schoeppel, 1949-1962;
delegate, Republican National Convention, 1960; 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; was not a candidate for
reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress; died in Wichita, Kans., on
September 11, 2000; interment at Old Mission Cemetery, Wichita, Kans.
BibliographyRalph Nader Congress Project.
Citizens Look at Congress: Joe Skubitz, Republican Representative from
Kansas. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.