|Birth: ||Oct. 25, 1890|
|Death: ||Oct. 29, 1941|
This highly respected naive of Chester Co., Pennsylvania was the third child and third son of William Samuel KEENEN and Mary Ella (nee WOODWARD) KEENEN. Husband of Anna Florence GRAY. They had three children: Vernon KEENEN (1923 - 1923); Millicent KEENEN (1924 - 1925); and Alan Winfield KEENEN (1926 - ). "Win", as he was known, served in WWI in the U.S. Navy as a Machinist Mate on the Submarine Chaser # 93. After the war, he was an auto mechanic, owning his own garage, Mohican Garage in Kennett Square, PA. He served as the Fire Chief of the Kennett Square Volunteer Fire Department for 14 years until his untimely death in 1941 at the age of 51.
Literally just days before his death, 'Win' was married for the second time to Elda Crossan leaving her a widow only 4 days after their marriage on Oct. 25, 1941.
Cause of Death: Heart Attack.
William Samuel KEENEN (1857 - 1941)
Mary Ella Woodward KEENEN (1858 - 1913)
Anna Florence Gray KEENEN (1888 - 1935)
Lowell V. KEENEN (1920 - 1920)*
Millicent D. KEENEN (1923 - 1924)*
Marshallton (Chester County)
Created by: Family
Record added: Jul 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39410585
Added: Apr. 18, 2011
You were a GREAT dad and a wonderful man. Thanks for the freedom we have today because of your service in WWI. and the great job as Kennett's Fire Chief! And thanks for your great son, Alan. You did good!! Keep watching over all of us. Until the day we me...(Read more)|
Added: Aug. 19, 2009