William J. Keating

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1927 –

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Who is William J. Keating?

William John Keating is an American businessman and former politician of the Republican party.

Keating served in the United States House of Representatives from 1971 to 1974 representing Ohio's 1st congressional district. He was the brother of financier Charles H Keating Jr. and later was Chairman CEO & Publisher of The Cincinnati Enquirer. He was a founding member of the law firm Keating, Muething and Klekamp. He was awarded Honorary Degrees from University of Cincinnati, Xavier University LLD, Mt. St. Joseph DHL.

He was CEO of the Detroit Newspaper Partnership a joint operation of The Detroit News and The Detroit Free Press. He served as chairman of the board of Associated Press. He was president of the Newspaper Division of Gannett Company, Inc. Keating was heavily involved in the sport of swimming and is a member of the athletic Halls of Fame at St. Xavier High Schoolwhere he graduated in 1945 – and the University of Cincinnati for his accomplishments, as are his brother Charles, son Bill and nephew Charles Keating III. He and his brother, Charles, played a major role in the funding of St. Xavier's Keating Natatorium, the pool being named in honor of their father, Charles Keating, Sr. The new pool at the University of Cincinnati is named in honor of Keating.He received the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award for a Student Athlete.Other Civic Awards.

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Born
Mar 30, 1927
United States of America
Also known as
  • William J Keating
  • William Keating
Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Cincinnati

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on July 23, 2013

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