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George Mungovan Keenan

George Mungovan Keenan, American utilities executive. Served as Dollar-a-year-Man, War Production Board, World World War World War II; Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering; member A.I.M., A.S.M.E., National Society-Professional Engineers International Conference Large Elec. High Tension System. Edison Elec. Institute, Atomic Industrial Forum, Inc. Purdue Alumni Association, Honorary First Defenders.

Background

  • Keenan, George Mungovan was born on September 17, 1891 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of James H. and Bridget Ann (Mungovan) Keenan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1913.

    Career

    • Westinghouse Elec. Company, East Pittsburgh, 1913-1915, erection engineer, Chicago, 1916-1917. Operating and efficiency engineer Merchant’s Heat & Light Company, Indianapolis, 1915-1916. Assistant to superintendent power Union Gas & Electric Company, St. Louis, 1917-1918.

      Superintendent power Little Rock Railway & Electric Company, 1918. Supervisor operation Lehigh Navigation Electric Company, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1918-1920. Chief system operator Pennsylvania Power & Light Company, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1920-1929, superintendent Pennsylvania-New Jersey interconnection, 1929-1932, general sales manager, 1932-1942, chief engineer, 1944-1948, vice president since 1948, also director.

      Director Palmerton Telephone Сompany.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served as Dollar-a-year-Man, War Production Board, World World War World War II. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering. Member A.I.M., A.S.M.E., National Society-Professional Engineers International Conference Large Elec.

    High Tension System. Edison Elec. Institute, Atomic Industrial Forum, Inc. Purdue Alumni Association, Honorary First Defenders.

    Clubs: Livingston. Engineers of Lehigh Valley, Skytop.

    Connections

    • Married Florence K. Patterson, February 16, 1915. Children: Margaret Elizabeth, Florence Katheryn, George M., Robert Edward, John H. Student engineer.
    • father: James H. Keenan
    • mother: Bridget Ann (Mungovan) Keenan
    • spouse: Florence K. Patterson
    • children: Margaret Elizabeth Keenan
    • Florence Katheryn Keenan
    • George M. Keenan
    • Robert Edward Keenan
    • John H. Student engr Keenan
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    Born September 17, 1891
    Died January, 1962
    (aged 70)
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