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William A. Keener

Dean, Columbia College Law School

Centurion, 1894–1913

Full Name William Albert Keener

Born 10 March 1856 in Augusta, Georgia

Died 22 April 1913 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Lakeview Cemetery, New Canaan, Connecticut

Proposed by J. Howard Van Amringe and George L. Rives

Elected 3 February 1894 at age thirty-seven

Century Memorial

William Albert Keener, a prominent member of the bar, formerly a Professor of Law at Harvard and subsequently at Columbia, then Justice of the Supreme Court, and author of valuable law treatises and collections of cases.

Henry Osborn Taylor
1914 Century Association Yearbook