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John Lewis Keddy

museum executive

John Lewis Keddy, museum executive. Lay leader Prisoner Sponsorship Movement, Washington; member committee on development, alumni council Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1943-1947; president District of Columbia Adult Edn Council, 1947-1952. Ensign United States Naval Reserve, 1917-1919. Member Academy Political Science, Delta Upsilon.

Background

Keddy, John Lewis was born on November 28, 1891 in London. Came to the United States, 1906, naturalized, 1916. Son of Thomas William and Marian Eliza (Hardwick) Keddy.

Education

AB, Hamilton College, 1915. AM, Columbia University, 1916. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1919.

Career

Research assistant state budget systems New York Bureau Municipal Research, 1915-1917, 19-20. Assistant chief investigator United States Bureau Efficiency, 1920-1927. Staff assistant Joint Congressional Commission on Reorganization, 1921-1923, staff member personnel classification board, 1923, 25.

Field supervisor Bureau Prohibition, Treasury Department, 1927-1930, assistant to director bureau of budget, 1934-1938, special assistant to commissioner Bureau Industrial Alcohol, 1930-1933. Assistant to administrator Agricultural Adjustment Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, 1933-1934. Principal budget examiner Bureau of Budget Executive Office of President, 1938-1946.

Budget adviser to governor Panama Canal, 1945. Assistant secretary Smithsonian Institution, from 1946.

Membership

Lay leader Prisoner Sponsorship Movement, Washington. Member committee on development, alumni council Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1943-1947. President District of Columbia Adult Edn Council, 1947-1952.

Ensign United States Naval Reserve, 1917-1919. Member Academy Political Science, Delta Upsilon.

Connections

Married Kathryn Adelia Burks, June 27, 1921 (deceased June 1950). 1 child, Marian Burks (Mistress Sterling Lee). Married Mildred Crews, May 31, 1952.

father:
Thomas William Keddy

mother:
Marian Eliza (Hardwick) Keddy

spouses:
Kathryn Adelia Burks

Mildred Crews

child:
Marian Burks Keddy (Mistress Sterling Lee)