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George Mungovan Keenan

utilities executive

George Mungovan Keenan, American utilities executive. Served as Dollar-a-year-Man, War Production Board, World World War World War II; Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering; member A.I.M., A.S.M.E., National Society-Professional Engineers International Conference Large Elec. High Tension System. Edison Elec. Institute, Atomic Industrial Forum, Inc. Purdue Alumni Association, Honorary First Defenders.

Background

Keenan, George Mungovan was born on September 17, 1891 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of James H. and Bridget Ann (Mungovan) Keenan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1913.

Career

Westinghouse Elec. Company, East Pittsburgh, 1913-1915, erection engineer, Chicago, 1916-1917. Operating and efficiency engineer Merchant’s Heat & Light Company, Indianapolis, 1915-1916. Assistant to superintendent power Union Gas & Electric Company, St. Louis, 1917-1918.

Superintendent power Little Rock Railway & Electric Company, 1918. Supervisor operation Lehigh Navigation Electric Company, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1918-1920. Chief system operator Pennsylvania Power & Light Company, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1920-1929, superintendent Pennsylvania-New Jersey interconnection, 1929-1932, general sales manager, 1932-1942, chief engineer, 1944-1948, vice president since 1948, also director.

Director Palmerton Telephone Сompany.

Membership

Served as Dollar-a-year-Man, War Production Board, World World War World War II. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering. Member A.I.M., A.S.M.E., National Society-Professional Engineers International Conference Large Elec.

High Tension System. Edison Elec. Institute, Atomic Industrial Forum, Inc. Purdue Alumni Association, Honorary First Defenders.

Clubs: Livingston. Engineers of Lehigh Valley, Skytop.

Connections

Married Florence K. Patterson, February 16, 1915. Children: Margaret Elizabeth, Florence Katheryn, George M., Robert Edward, John H. Student engineer.

father:
James H. Keenan

mother:
Bridget Ann (Mungovan) Keenan

spouse:
Florence K. Patterson

children:
Margaret Elizabeth Keenan

Florence Katheryn Keenan

George M. Keenan

Robert Edward Keenan

John H. Student engr Keenan