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W. H. CLAY KEEN


Photo credit:

McAtee, William, comp. Souvenir: Portraits and Biographies of the Members of the Legislature of Pennsylvania and Heads of Departments, Session of 1895. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Roshon Portrait Company, 1895.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1893-1894 Republican
1895-1896 Republican
1897-1898 Republican
 Counties   Dauphin

Biography

05/24/1860 - 01/30/1921

KEEN, William Henry Clay, a Representative from Dauphin County; born, May 24, 1860 in Wiconisco, Dauphin County, Pa.; attended, Waynesburg College; coal miner; teacher (4 years); clerk, Lykens Valley Coal Company (12 years); school director, Wiconisco (6 years); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in a Special Election, November 7, 1893; reelected to the House in 1894 and 1896; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1898); proprietor, Keen and Kniley, hosiery manufacturers; board member, Williams Valley Bank; died, January 30, 1921 in Wiconisco, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Calvary United Methodist Cemetery, Wiconisco, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.