William F. Keller

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William F. Keller
William F. Keller 2010.jpg
Keller being honored by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 2010
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 184th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 5, 1993[1]
Preceded by Connie McHugh
Personal details
Born (1951-01-19) January 19, 1951 (age 63)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Political party Democratic
Children 2 children
Residence Philadelphia
Alma mater La Salle University
Occupation Longshoreman[2]
Religion Catholic[3]

William F. "Bill" Keller is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.[4]

Education[edit]

In 1968, he graduated from Bishop Neuman High School.[2] He earned a degree in business from La Salle University in 1972.[2]

Career[edit]

Since 1974, he has been the owner of KO Sporting Goods in Philadelphia.[3] He also worked as a longshoreman from 1968 through 1992 and was a member of the International Longshoremen's Association, Local 1291.[3] He was first elected to represent the 184th legislative district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1992.[5]

Criminal Investigation[edit]

On August 18, 2010, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Internal Revenue Service raided the homes and offices of Keller and those of his business partner, Mark Olkowski, as well as his chief of staff, Lorraine DiSpaldo, and a former staffer and then traffic court judge, Robert Mulgrew.[6][7][8] Olkowski, DiSpaldo, and Mulgrew later pleaded guilty to various fraud and tax-evasion charges.[9][10][11] Keller was never charged with any crime, and claimed to be unaware of the criminal activity.[12]

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