Keller, Kent E. (1867-1950) | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Name: Keller, Kent E. (1867-1950)
Fuller Form: Keller, Kent Ellsworth
Historical Note: Born in Jackson County, Illinois; taught school in Ava, Illinois; graduated from Southern Illinois Normal University (1890); studied at Heidelberg University, Germany; graduated from St. Louis Law School (1896). Practiced law in Ava. Worked in Mexico in mining, 1899-1912; returned to Ava and entered politics; served in the Illinois State Senate (1913-17) and as a U.S. Representative (1931-1941). Buried in Ava.
Sources: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
Note Author: Aaron M. Lisec