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 Robert Winthrop Kean

Robert Winthrop Kean

Birth
Elberon, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Death 21 Sep 1980 (aged 86)
Livingston, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Bernardsville, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 19088 · View Source
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US Congressman. Served in the United States Army in the Mexican Border expedition of 1916, and in World War I as a 1st Lieutenant with the Fifteenth Field Artillery, Second Division. He was awarded the Silver Star and the Distinguished Service Cross for his World War I service. Elected to represent New Jersey's 12th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1939 to 1959. He was the Great-great-grandson of South Carolina Continental Congressman John Kean, the nephew of US Senator John Kean and son of US Senator Hamilton Fish Kean. He was the father of 68th New Jersey Governor Thomas Howard Kean.

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  • Added: 19 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19088
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Winthrop Kean (28 Sep 1893–21 Sep 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19088, citing Saint Bernards Cemetery, Bernardsville, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .