Eugene James Keogh

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Eugene James Keogh
Eugene J. Keogh.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 11th district
In office
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1967
Preceded by Emanuel Celler
Succeeded by Frank J. Brasco
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 9th district
In office
January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1963
Preceded by Stephen A. Rudd
Succeeded by James J. Delaney
Personal details
Born (1907-08-30)August 30, 1907
Brooklyn, New York
Died May 26, 1989(1989-05-26) (aged 81)
New York City
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater New York University
Fordham University School of Law

Eugene James Keogh (August 30, 1907 – May 26, 1989) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Life[edit]

Keogh was born on August 30, 1907, in Brooklyn, New York City. He graduated from New York University in 1927, and from Fordham University School of Law in 1930.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Kings Co., 20th D.) in 1936.

He was elected as a Democrat to the 75th, 76th, 77th, 78th, 79th, 80th, 81st, 82nd, 83rd, 84th, 85th, 86th, 87th, 88th and 89th United States Congresses, holding office from January 3, 1937, to January 3, 1967. He served on the House Ways and Means committee and sponsored the original legislation for the Keogh plan, a type of pension plan.

He was also a member of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board from 1973 until 1976.

He died on May 26, 1989, in New York City; and was buried at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, New York.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas E. Spencer, Where They're Buried, 1998, page 243

Sources[edit]

New York Assembly
Preceded by
Joseph J. Monahan
New York State Assembly
Kings County, 20th District

1936
Succeeded by
Roy H. Rudd
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Stephen A. Rudd
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 9th congressional district

1937–1963
Succeeded by
James J. Delaney
Preceded by
Emanuel Celler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 11th congressional district

1963–1967
Succeeded by
Frank J. Brasco