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John Lewis Keddy

John Lewis Keddy, museum executive. Lay leader Prisoner Sponsorship Movement, Washington; member committee on development, alumni council Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1943-1947; president District of Columbia Adult Edn Council, 1947-1952. Ensign United States Naval Reserve, 1917-1919. Member Academy Political Science, Delta Upsilon.

Background

  • Keddy, John Lewis was born on November 28, 1891 in London. Came to the United States, 1906, naturalized, 1916. Son of Thomas William and Marian Eliza (Hardwick) Keddy.

  • Education

    • AB, Hamilton College, 1915. AM, Columbia University, 1916. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1919.

    Career

    • Research assistant state budget systems New York Bureau Municipal Research, 1915-1917, 19-20. Assistant chief investigator United States Bureau Efficiency, 1920-1927. Staff assistant Joint Congressional Commission on Reorganization, 1921-1923, staff member personnel classification board, 1923, 25.

      Field supervisor Bureau Prohibition, Treasury Department, 1927-1930, assistant to director bureau of budget, 1934-1938, special assistant to commissioner Bureau Industrial Alcohol, 1930-1933. Assistant to administrator Agricultural Adjustment Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, 1933-1934. Principal budget examiner Bureau of Budget Executive Office of President, 1938-1946.

      Budget adviser to governor Panama Canal, 1945. Assistant secretary Smithsonian Institution, from 1946.

    Religion

    Denomination: Society of Friends

    Membership

    Lay leader Prisoner Sponsorship Movement, Washington. Member committee on development, alumni council Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1943-1947. President District of Columbia Adult Edn Council, 1947-1952.

    Ensign United States Naval Reserve, 1917-1919. Member Academy Political Science, Delta Upsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Kathryn Adelia Burks, June 27, 1921 (deceased June 1950). 1 child, Marian Burks (Mistress Sterling Lee). Married Mildred Crews, May 31, 1952.
    • father: Thomas William Keddy
    • mother: Marian Eliza (Hardwick) Keddy
    • spouses: Kathryn Adelia Burks
    • Mildred Crews
    • child: Marian Burks Keddy (Mistress Sterling Lee)
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    Born November 28, 1891
    Nationality
    • 1915
      Hamilton College
    • 1916
      Columbia University
    • 1919
      Columbia University
    • 1915 - 1917
      Research assistant, state budget systems New York Bureau Municipal Research
    • 1920 - 1927
      assistant, chief investigator United States Bureau Efficiency
    • 1927 - 1930
      field supervisor Bureau Prohibition
    • 1933 - 1934
      assistant to administrator, Agricultural Adjustment Administration
    • 1938 - 1946
      principal budget examiner Bureau of Budget Executive, Office of President
    • 1945
      budget adviser to governor Panama Canal
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