KEENEY, Martin, grocer, Harrisburg, was born in Tuscarora township, Bradford county, Pa., August 23, 1848. He is a son of the late Luther and Arletta (Camp) Keeney. He was brought up on the farm and educated at the district schools in his township. He was engaged until 1892 in farming in Tuscarora township, where he still owns a well cultivated farm. In 1892 he sought a change of residence and occupation. He relinquished farming and came to Harrisburg, and in January, 1896, embarked in the grocery business in that city.
Mr. Keeney was married, October 15,1873, to Isabella C., daughter of William and Mary (Watson) Bergstresser, referred to in another place in this volume. They have one son, William Luther.
Mr. Keeney has served as town commissioner, school director, and inspector of Tuscarora township. He is a member of Wyoming Lodge, No. 238, K. of P., Wyoming county, Pa. In his political views he is a Republican. He and his wife are members of Zion Lutheran church.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 15 May 2001
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