William Patrick Keane Jr.

4 January 1899–15 June 1949 (Age 50)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Patrick

When William Patrick Keane Jr. was born on 4 January 1899, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Patrick Keane, was 25 and his mother, Clara Agnes Holland, was 25. He married Helen Florence Huntington on 3 January 1929, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in West Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey, United States for about 5 years and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 15 June 1949, in British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 50.

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William Patrick Keane Jr.
Helen Florence Huntington
Marriage: 3 January 1929

Spouse and Children

3 January 1929
Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Francis Holland Keane




    Charles B. Keane


    George V. Keane


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 6

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 14

A strike led by silk mill workers in Paterson, New Jersey. The primary demands of the strike were focused on improved quality of working conditions and establishing an eight-hour workday limit. Two protestors were killed during the strike, and over 1,850 workers were arrested. The strike ultimately ended in failure, due to the manufacturers' inability to accept the demands of the strikes.

Name Meaning

1 Southern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catháin ‘descendant of Cathán’, a personal name from a diminutive of cath ‘battle’. Compare Kane .2 Irish: occasionally an Anglicized form of Ó Céin ‘descendant of Cian’, a personal name meaning ‘distant’, ‘long’.3 English: variant spelling of Keen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William W Keane, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Keane Jr. in household of William P Keane, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"
  • Wm Keane in household of Wm P Keane, "United States Census, 1900"

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