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John Montgomery Keeler

John Montgomery Keeler, American lawyer. Bar: New York, 1961, Florida, 1987.


  • Keeler, John Montgomery was born on July 5, 1933 in Binghamton, New York, United States. Son of Charles Addison and Esther (Montgomery) Keeler.

  • Education

    • AB, Hamilton College, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, Cornell Law School, 1961.


    • Special agent trainee Glens Falls (New York ) Insurance Company, 1955-1956. Associate Hinman, Howard & Kattell, Binghamton, 1961-1968, partner, since 1969, managing partner, since 1982. Board directors New York State Electric and Gas Corporation, Binghamton, Security Mutual Life Insurance Company, Binghamton.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York, 1961, Florida, 1987.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    President Broome County United Way, Binghamton, 1982-1984. Board directors United Way of New York State, Albany, since 1989, The Hoyt Foundation, Binghamton, since 1987. With United States Army, 1956-1968.

    Member American Bar Association, Broome County Bar Association (president 1987-1988), New York State Bar Association, Binghamton Club, Binghamton Country Club, Live Wire Club, Order of Coif.



    Jogging, golf, bowling, bridge, singing.


    • Married Jacqueline Ann Covert, November 5, 1955 (divorced February 1978). Children: Gregory C., Matthew M., Ann E. Married Marcella McPherson, July 23, 1978.
    • father: Charles Addison Keeler
    • mother: Esther (Montgomery) Keeler
    • spouses: Jacqueline Ann Covert
    • Marcella McPherson
    • children: Gregory C. Keeler
    • Matthew M. Keeler
    • Ann E. Keeler
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