On the same night U.S. Rep. Jerry Litton won a seat on the Senate representing Missouri, he and his family were killed in a plane crash. Those who knew him say he had been on his way to the top of the political ladder.
On the same night U.S. Rep. Jerry Litton won a seat on the Senate representing Missouri, he and his family were killed in a plane crash. Those who knew him say he had been on his way to the top of the political ladder. File photo
On the same night U.S. Rep. Jerry Litton won a seat on the Senate representing Missouri, he and his family were killed in a plane crash. Those who knew him say he had been on his way to the top of the political ladder. File photo

Forty years ago this week, Missouri lost a giant in U.S. Rep. Jerry Litton

August 04, 2016 2:38 PM