12/27/1840 - 06/25/1903

KEENE, Stephen W., a Representative from Luzerne County; born, December 27, 1840 in Luzerne County, Pa.; farrier, Companies K and N, 2nd New York Cavalry (1861, Civil War); quartermaster, 17th Corps, Army of the Potomac (1862-1864, Civil War); employed, Gouldsboro Tannery; conductor, Delaware and Lackawanna Railroad (1854-1861); unsuccessful campaign, auditor, Luzerne County (1868); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1870 and 1871 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1872 term; engaged, manufacturing wooden implements; engaged, wholesale grocery; engaged, construction, Texas Pacific Railroad; developer, silver mines; proprietor, Planter’s Hotel, Denver, Co.; owner, Lindell Hotel, Denver; unsuccessful campaign, state auditor, Colorado (1888); died, June 25, 1903 in the city of Denver, Denver County, Colorado; interred, Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado.

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