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lawyer , former ambassador

Kenneth B. Keating, American lawyer, former ambassador. Decorated Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Order of British Empire.

Background

Keating, Kenneth B. was born on May 18, 1900 in Lima, New York, United States. Son of Thomas Mosgrove and Louise (Barnard) Keating.

Education

Student Genesee Wesleyan Seminary, 1911-1915, Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Rochester, 1919, Doctor of Laws, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1923. Doctor of Laws, Le Moyne College U., Hobart College, Long Island U., Hamilton College, Union College, Adelphi College, Rhode Island U., Franklin Pierce College, Brooklyn College Law.

Doctor of Civil Law, Pace College. Doctor of Humane Letters, Yeshiva U., Alfred U., New York Medical College, Clarkson College, Dowling College. Doctor of Letters, Elmire College.

Career

1 daughter, Judith; married Mary P. Davis, June 7, 1974. Practice law, Rochester, New York, 1923-1948. Member firm Harris, Beach, Keating, Wilcox, Dale & Linowitz.

Member 80th-82d congresses 40th New York District. 83d-85th congresses 38th New York District. United States senator from New York, 1958-1965.

The American Association For Justice New York Court Appeals, 1966-1969. Ambassador to India, 1969-1972. Ambassador to Israel, 1973-1975.

Membership

Member firm Harris, Beach, Keating, Wilcox, Dale & Linowitz. Member 80th-82d congresses 40th New York District. Member Congressional delegation Council of Europe, Interparliamentary Union, Washington, 1953, Vienna, 1954, Helsinki, 1955, Bangkok, 1956, London, 1957.

Served with United States Army, World War I, from major to brigadier general, World World War World War II. Member American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Reserve Officers Association, American, New York State, New York City, New York County, Rochester bar associations, U. Rochester Alumni, S.A.R., Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon. Mason (33 degree, Shriner), Moose, Eagle, Elk.

Clubs: Brook, Sky (New York City).

Connections

Married Louise Depuy, April.; married Mary P. Davis, June 7, 1974.

father:
Thomas Mosgrove Keating

mother:
Louise (Barnard) Keating

spouse:
Louise Depuy

spouse:
Mary P. Davis