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John Fontaine Keenan

John Fontaine Keenan, American federal judge. Bar: New York 1954, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1983. Chairman Daytop Village, Incorporated, New York York City, 1981-1983. Member of Brehon Society (award 2002), Skytop Club, Amackassin Club.

Background

  • Keenan, John Fontaine was born on November 23, 1929 in New York City. Son of John Joseph and Veronica (Fontaine) Keenan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Manhattan College, New York City, 1951. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Manhattan College, 1989. Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1954.

      Doctor of Laws (honorary), Mount St. Vincent College, 1989.

    Career

    • From assistant district attorney to chief assistant district attorney New York County District Attorney' General’ s Office, 1956-1976. Chief assistant district attorney Queens County District Attorney' General’ s Office, New York, 1973. Special prosecutor, deputy attorney general City of New York, 1976-1979.

      Chairman board, president New York City Off-Track Betting Corporation, 1979-1982. Criminal justice coordinator City of New York, 1982-1983. Judge United States District Court (southern district) New York, New York City, 1983—1996, senior judge, since 1996.

      Adjunct professor John Jay College Criminal Justice, New York City, 1979-1983, Fordham University School Law, New York City, 1992, 93. Member Foreign Intelligence Service Court, 1994-2001, Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation, 1998-2006. Member advisory committee Criminal Rules of the Judicial Conference, United States of America, since 2007.

      With security agency and military intelligence United States Army, 1954-1956.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Chairman Daytop Village, Incorporated, New York York City, 1981-1983. Member of Brehon Society (award 2002), Skytop Club, Amackassin Club.

    Connections

    • Married Diane R. Nicholson, October 6, 1956. 1 child, Marie Patricia.
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    Born November 23, 1929