Frederic William Keator, American bishop. Mason. Honorary Chaplain Coast Artillery Corps National Guard Washington Trustee Shriners’ Hospital for Crippled Children.
Keator, Frederic William was born on October 22, 1855 in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Jerman S. and Mary (Baldwin) Keator.
Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1880, Bachelor of Laws, 1882. Graduate Western Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1891 (S.T.D., 1902. Doctor of Divinity, Yale, 1905.
Doctor of Laws, College of Puget Sound, Washington, 1920).
Practiced law, Chicago, 1882-1890, then studied for ministry. Ordained 1891; rector Church of the Atonement, Chicago, 1891-1896, Grace Church, Freeport, Illinois, 1896-1899, St. John’s, Dubuque, Iowa, 1899-1902. Consecrated bishop of Olympia, January 8, 1902.
President Public Library Board, Tacoma, 1907-1910, since 1912. Overseer Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington. President trustees Annie Wright Seminary, Tacoma.
Mason. Honorary Chaplain Coast Artillery Corps National Guard Washington Trustee Shriners’ Hospital for Crippled Children.