Keogh graduated from the school of commerce of New York University in 1927 and from the school of law of Fordham University in 1930. Keogh worked as a teacher in the New York City public schools in 1927 and 1928, a clerk with New York City Board of Transportation 1928-1930; law clerk in 1930 and 1931; was admitted to the bar in 1932 and commenced practice in New York City; member of the New York State assembly in 1936; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth and to the fourteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1937-January 3, 1967); chairman, Committee on Revision of the Laws (Seventy-sixth through Seventy-ninth Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection in 1966 to the Ninetieth Congress; resumed the practice of law; member, New York State Racing and Wagering Board, 1973-1976; was a resident of New York City until his death there on May 26, 1989.
This collection consists of papers from Keough's career as a New York State Assemblyman and U.S. Representative from New York.
The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.
All items in this manuscript group were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives by Syracuse University. 2005
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Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Eugene J. Keogh Papers. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York.