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 Orrin Louis Keener

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Orrin Louis Keener

Birth
Thompson, Geauga County, Ohio, USA
Death 7 Dec 1971 (aged 78)
Berea, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Thompson, Geauga County, Ohio, USA
Plot Sec 145 Lot 4 Gr 5
Memorial ID 94379862 · View Source
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Orrin married Mary Annabelle Wiles on Aug. 17, 1921, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OH. However, before his marriage, Orrin managed to get a Bachelor's degree as well as serve in WWI. He received an A.B. degree from Oberlin College in 1917. After college, Orrin served in World War I as a Sgt. 1st Class, U.S. Army, Medical Dept., 1917-18, in Mesves-sur-Loire, France.
After the war, Orrin returned to college, this time earning two advanced degrees from Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH; an A.M. in 1926, and a Ph.D. in 1956. Orrin became a Professor of Social Studies at Berea College, in Berea, Madison County, KY. He was also ordained as a clergyman in the United Church of Christ (Congregational) in 1969.

Orrin's second marriage was to Helen Margaret Keck, on Dec. 18, 1965, in Fox River Grove, McHenry County, IL.

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  • Originally Created by: Joel Davison
  • Added: 29 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 94379862
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Orrin Louis Keener (19 Aug 1893–7 Dec 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 94379862, citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Thompson, Geauga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .