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Thomas Whitney Keller

Thomas Whitney Keller was American building supply company executive. Member of Kiwanis Club, Masons Club, Spring Lake Country Club, Sigma Chi, American Legion.

Background

  • Keller, Thomas Whitney was born on July 26, 1921 in Hinsdale, Illinois, United States. Son of Raymond L. and Mildred (Whitney) Keller.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Duke University, 1946.

    Career

    • With Electronic Arts Keller Company, La Grange, Illinois, 1946—1971, secretary, 1949—1971. President TriCounty Land Corporation, Lemont. Owner Keller Plantations, Holland, Michigan, from 1971.

      Director advisory board La Grange State Bank, 1979. Past director Edgewood Bank, La Grange. Member Village of La Grange Parking Commission, 1957—1977.

      Former member associate board La Grange Community Memorial General Hospital. Former board directors West Suburban Young Men’s Christian Association. With United States Army, 1942-1945.

    Politics

    The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.

    Religion

    People need to grow in relationship with God, whose love constantly prompts to transform people.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.

    Membership

    Member of Kiwanis Club, Masons Club, Spring Lake Country Club, Sigma Chi, American Legion.

    Connections

    • Married Marcia E. Marland, September 6, 1951. Children: Peter J., Mark T., Marcia E. II, Scott R.
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    Died February 12, 2006
    (aged 84)
    • 1946
      Duke University
    • 1946 - 1971
      With Electronic Arts Keller Company
      La Grange, Texas, United States
    • 1979
      director, advisory board La Grange State Bank