Herbert Thomas Keener

21 December 1890–July 1986 (Age 95)
Wawarsing, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Herbert Thomas

When Herbert Thomas Keener was born on 21 December 1890, in Wawarsing, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, Thomas Keener, was 19 and his mother, Cordelia Irvin, was 14. He married Laura Krom in 1918, in Ellenville, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Fallsburg, Sullivan, New York, United States in 1930. He died in July 1986, in Wawarsing, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 95.

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Herbert Thomas Keener
Laura Krom
Marriage: 1918
Edith Keener

Spouse and Children

Ellenville, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States


    Edith Keener


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Keener


    Cordelia Irvin




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Kiener or Kühner ( see Kuehner ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Herbert Keener, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert Keener, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herbert Keener, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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