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Keith

KEITH (Soundex K300) — See also CHET, KEAT, KEET, KEITER, KEITH-AGARAN, KEITHLEY, KEITHLY, KEITS, KEITT, KEITZ, KENITH, KEYT, KEYTE, KIETH, KIGHT, KITE, KITT, MCKEITHEN.

  KEITH: See also Ross Bass — Person Colby Cheney — Julius Alfred Dargan — Lee Douglas — Theodore Greenlief Garfield — William Howard — Katherine A. Keith-Agaran — Gilbert S. Keith-Agaran — John Marshall — James Markham Marshall — Alexander Keith Marshall — John Lanneau McMillan — Morell Keith Neville — George H. Pond — Carlos Wood Riddick
  Keith, A. B. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, A. M. — also known as Sandy Keith — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1979; resigned 1979. Still living as of 1979.
  Keith, A. M. 'Sandy' See Alexander MacDonald Keith
  Keith, Alexander MacDonald (b. 1928) — also known as A. M. 'Sandy' Keith — of Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Born in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., November 22, 1928. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of Minnesota state senate 4th District, 1959-62; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1960, 1964; Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1963-67; justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1989-90; chief justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1990-98. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Eagles. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Norman M. Keith and Edna (Alexander) Keith; married, April 29, 1955, to Marion E. Sanford.
  See also NNDB dossier — Minnesota Legislator record
  Keith, Alfred J. — of Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Old Town, Maine, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Alston II — of Selma, Dallas County, Ala. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Keith, Alston — of Selma, Dallas County, Ala. Democrat. Chair of Dallas County Democratic Party, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Keith, Arthur M. — of Eastford, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Eastford; elected 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Asa — Member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 11th District, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Keith, B. S. — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Postmaster at Norwalk, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Benjamin F. — of Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, C. H. — of near Marionville, Stone County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Stone County Democratic Party, 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Caleb — of New Hampshire. Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Chambliss — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Charles — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Charles S. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Mayor of Kansas City, Mo., 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Damon Jerome (1922-2019) — also known as Damon Keith — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., July 4, 1922. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1967-77; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1977-95; took senior status 1995. African ancestry. Member, Alpha Phi Alpha. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., April 28, 2019 (age 96 years, 298 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Internet Movie Database profile
  Keith, Donald B. — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 12th District, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Keith, Eben S. S. (b. 1872) — of Sagamore, Bourne, Barnstable County, Mass. Born in Sagamore, Bourne, Barnstable County, Mass., October 24, 1872. Republican. Railway car builder; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1907-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1908, 1916 (alternate), 1920, 1924. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac M. Keith and Eliza F. (Smith) Keith; married, February 8, 1900, to Malvina M. Landers.
  Keith, Edward W. — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Democrat. Postmaster at San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1915-20. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Eldon Bradford (b. 1879) — also known as Eldon B. Keith — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass., October 18, 1879. Republican. Shoe manufacturer; director, Brockton National Bank; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Eldon Keith and Anna G. (Reed) Keith; married, May 20, 1903, to Lulie H. Keith.
  Keith, Eldridge G. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Ernest V. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 1st District, 1931-34. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Fleury — of Brownville, Jefferson County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1829, 1831, 1848 (Jefferson County 1829, 1831, Jefferson County 3rd District 1848). Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Fred R. See Frederick Rulfs Keith
  Keith, Frederick Rulfs (b. 1900) — also known as Fred R. Keith — of St. Pauls, Robeson County, N.C.; Lumberton, Robeson County, N.C. Born in Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., December 25, 1900. Republican. Realtor; farmer; hardware store owner; banker; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 7th District, 1940; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1948, 1960, 1964; chair of Robeson County Republican Party, 1952. Baptist. Member, Farm Bureau; American Legion; Tau Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Franklin Keith and Lillie (Rulfs) Keith; married, November 24, 1927, to Grace Butler.
  Keith, G. J. — Member of Georgia state senate 36th District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, George E. — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, George E. — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester; elected 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, George H. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 4, 1857-58; postmaster at Minneapolis, Minn., 1871-82. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Keith, Gerald — U.S. Vice Consul in Seville, as of 1929; Calcutta, as of 1932; U.S. Consul in Berne, as of 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Harold Chessman (b. 1884) — also known as Harold C. Keith — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass., June 18, 1884. Republican. Shoe manufacturer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Congregationalist. Member, Chi Phi; Freemasons; Union League. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George E. Keith and Anna G. (Reed) Keith; married, April 12, 1910, to Ethel Middlebrook Bowne.
  Keith, Hastings (1915-2005) — of West Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass., November 22, 1915. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1953-56; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1959-73 (9th District 1959-63, 12th District 1963-73); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Kiwanis; Elks. Died in Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass., July 19, 2005 (age 89 years, 239 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Brockton, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Keith, Henry P. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 1st New York District, 1917; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Herman — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Keith, I. A. — of Lake Preston, Kingsbury County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 21st District, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Irving E. — of Monmouth County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1962-65. Still living as of 1965.
  Keith, J. M. — of Eastford, Windham County, Conn. Independent candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Eastford, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, James (born c.1734) — of Alexandria, Va. Born about 1734. Mayor of Alexandria, Va., 1784-85. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, James R. (b. 1957) — Born in Roanoke, Va., June 20, 1957. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul General in Hong Kong, 2002-05. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married to Jan E. Carter.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Keith, John — of Monroe County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Monroe County 1st District, 1914, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Mrs. John — of Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, John H. — of Iron County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Iron County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Kenton Wesley — of Missouri. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Qatar, 1992-95. Still living as of 1995.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Keith, L. P. — of Clay City, Powell County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Lee E. — of Buffalo, Johnson County, Wyo. Republican. Member of Wyoming state house of representatives from Johnson County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Lehman A. — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Leon — of Kaycee, Johnson County, Wyo. Republican. Member of Wyoming state house of representatives from Johnson County, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Keith, Lucien — Member of Virginia state senate 11th District, 1918-19. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Luther M. — of Putnam, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Putnam; elected 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Lyle D. — of Washington. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, 1940-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Margaret N. — of Warrenton, Fauquier County, Va. Delegate to Virginia convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Paul (b. 1885) — of Chatfield, Fillmore County, Minn. Born in Traer, Tama County, Iowa, April 23, 1885. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1944. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Clark Keith and Betsy (Jackson) Keith; married, December 1, 1920, to Lois Onstine.
  Keith, Paul — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Brockton, Mass., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Roger Keith (1888-?).
  Keith, R. K. See Ray Kenneth Keith
  Keith, Ray Kenneth — also known as R. K. Keith — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 24th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Keith, Robert M. — of Grain Valley, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Grain Valley, Mo., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Keith, Roger (b. 1888) — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 8, 1888. Republican. Insurance business; mayor of Brockton, Mass., 1921-22; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1929-32. Congregationalist. Member, Chi Phi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Horace A. Keith and Nellie W. (Packard) Keith; married, April 12, 1913, to Carolyn Bruce Hastings; father of Paul Keith (1913?-?).
  Keith, Roland M. — of Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Eighth Plymouth District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Sandy See Alexander MacDonald Keith
  Keith, Sandy See A. M. Keith
  Keith, Stephen — of Owsley County, Ky. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1986-91. Still living as of 1991.
  Keith, Thomas — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, Tom — of Oklahoma. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 5th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Keith, W. M. — U.S. Consular Agent in Smiths Falls, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, W. S. — of Bicknell, Knox County, Ind. Postmaster at Bicknell, Ind., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, W. W. (1911-1992) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born August 16, 1911. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1950, 1952, 1954. Died in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan., August 14, 1992 (age 80 years, 364 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Winfield, Kan.
  Keith, Walter P. — Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Keith, Willard W. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1948, 1952 (alternate), 1956 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Keith, William R. (b. 1929) — of Garden City, Wayne County, Mich.; Haslett, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., October 24, 1929. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1973-82, 1993-94 (33rd District 1973-82, 17th District 1993-94); defeated, 1998. Still living as of 1998.


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