Anson F. Keeler

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Anson Foster Keeler[1]
47th Connecticut State Comptroller
In office
1933 – 1935[1]
Preceded by Frederick M. Salmon
Succeeded by Charles C. Swartz
Member of the Connecticut Senate from the 26th District
In office
1931–1933
Preceded by John D. Milne
Succeeded by John D. Milne
20th Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut
In office
1927 – 1931[1][2]
Preceded by Thomas Robins
Succeeded by Harold L. Nash
Personal details
Born (1887-09-22)September 22, 1887[1]
Brooklyn, New York[1]
Died September 29, 1943(1943-09-29) (aged 56)[1]
Newington, Connecticut[1]
Political party Republican
Residence South Norwalk, Connecticut
Occupation laundry owner[1]
Religion Congregationalist[1]
Military service
Service/branch United States Army[1]
Battles/wars World War I[1]

Anson Foster Keeler (September 22, 1887–-September 29, 1943) was a Republican Connecticut State Comptroller from 1933 to 1935, and mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut from 1927 to 1931. He served in the Connecticut Senate from the 26th district in 1931.

Early life and family[edit]

Keeler was born in Brooklyn, New York.[1] He was the son of John Foster Keeler and Mary Gazetta Foster.[1] He served in the U.S. Army during World War I[1] He was a direct descendant of Ralph Keeler, one of the founding settlers of Norwalk.

Associations[edit]

  • Freemasons
  • Shriners
  • Elks
  • Moose
  • Redmen

References[edit]

Preceded by
Thomas Robins
Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut
1927 – 1931
Succeeded by
Harold L. Nash
Preceded by
John D. Milne
Member of the Connecticut Senate from the 26th District
1931 – 1933
Succeeded by
John D. Milne
Preceded by
Frederick M. Salmon
Connecticut State Comptroller
1933 – 1935
Succeeded by
Charles C. Swartz