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Russell Watson Keeney
Birth: Dec. 29, 1897
Pittsfield
Pike County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1958
Bethesda
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1919 and commenced the practice of law in Naperville, Illinois. In 1920, he became Justice of the Peace of Lisle Township and was the assistant State's Attorney until 1935. From 1936 to 1939, he was State Attorney of DuPage County and county judge of DuPage County, 1940 to 1952. From 1953 to 1956, he was circuit judge of the sixteenth judicial district of Illinois. In 1957, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fifth Congress and served until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter Franklin Keeney (1865 - 1912)
  Kittie A. Watson Keeney Hanford (1864 - 1952)
 
 Sibling:
  Alice M. Keeney (1895 - 1990)*
  Russell Watson Keeney (1897 - 1958)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Naperville Cemetery
Naperville
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jul 31, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20709077
Russell Watson Keeney
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Russell Watson Keeney
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