Leland Stanford McKeeman M.D.

1898 Nov 28 Born Monroe, Adams County, IN to Robert B. McKeeman and Susie M. (Hocker) McKeeman Father physician and maternal grandfather druggist 1900 Family moved to Fort Wayne, Allen County, IN 1900 Census Adams County, Monroe, IN with parents, age 1 1901 Dec 1 Baptized Third Presbyterian Church, Fort Wayne, IN with sister Theodosia 1910 Census Fort Wayne, Allen County, IN with parents, age 11 1914 Class President at Fort Wayne High School, Baseball team, Bowling team 1916 Pi Gamma Fraternity 1916 Senior Play: Property Man, Commencement Committee 1917 Graduated Fort Wayne High School 1917 Entered Indiana University at Bloomington, IN 1918 Sept Enlisted in United States Navy, stationed at Boulder Colorado 1918 Dec 23 Honorably Discharged 1920 Census Fort Wayne, Allen County, IN 2020 Broadway with parents,age 21 1922 Graduated Indiana University with A.B. degree 1924 Graduated Indiana University Medical School with M.D. Internship at Indianapolis General Hospital 1925 July 1 Application for practicing medicine Allen County, IN, age 27 1926 Dec 27 Married Mary Grace Keenan at the Cathedral in Fort Wayne, IN 1927 Nov 28 Leland Stanford born Belonged to St. Joseph's Catholic Church Member American Legion Post 47 Member the Fort Wayne Country Club Member Indiana University Alumni Club Member Chamber of Commerce 1928 Allen County, IN Personal & Poll Tax Practiced medicine in Fort Wayne, IN for 36 years; office nurse Thelma Lange Staff member St. Joseph's Hospital Grace Joan born 1930-1931 Allen County, IN Coroner Member of Allen county Medical Society Member of American Medical Association Member of the Industrial Medical Association Member of the Central States Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery Hobbies pike and bass fishing Mary Ellen born 1937 Mar 4 Father died and he occupied the office of his father 1938 Fort Wayne City Directory office 347 W Berry; home 304 Covington Rd 1941-1947 Examining physician for the Selective Service 1941 Office 302 Wayne Pharmacal Building 1943 Fort Wayne City Directory office 347 W Berry; home Covington Rd 1951-1955 Member of the Selective Service Board of Appeals President of St. Joseph's Hospital staff Member and past president Fort Wayne Horse Show Association 1962 May 7 Mother died 1962 Oct 7 Died of heart attack in St. Josephs Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN shortly after stricken at his home at 7701 Covington Road; Mungovan & Sons Mortuary

Born 28 Nov 1898, Family Bible Baptized 1 Dec 1901, Third Presbyterian Church Records 3rd Presbyterian Church Records received 3 Apr 1910 Married Mary Grace Keenan, by Father Conroy of the Cathedral,27 Dec 1926, Family Bible Died 7 Oct 1962, heart attack, Catholic Cemetery, Family Bible Bur Mausoleum, Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, IN


THE CALDRON, FORT WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK Leland Stanford McKeeman "Kuman" Class president, Sophomore year: Sophomore Baseball Team; Class Bowling Team, Junior Year; Pi Gamma; Property Man, Senior Play; Commencement Committee. "And when a lady's in the case, You know all other things give place."


OBITUARY Dr. L.S. McKeeman, 63, Is Dead of Heart Attack Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 7 October 1962 Dr. L. Stanford McKeeman, 63, a prominent physician and surgeon died at 11:55 a.m. yeaterday in St. Joseph's Hospital shortly after being stricken with a heart attack at his home. Dr. McKeeman who resided at 7701 Covington Road, was former president of the st. Joseph's Hospital staff. His body was taken to Mungovan & Sons Mortuary. Dr. McKeeman, who had his practice here 36 years, was on the courtesy staff of the Lutheran and Parkview Memorial Hospitals and active many years in medical affairs. He was a member of the American Medical Association, the Allen County Medical Society, the Industrial Medical Association and the Central States Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery. He was a member of the Indiana Selective Service Board of Appeals from 1951 to 1955 and examining physician for the Selective Service from 1941 until 1947. He also was Allen County Coroner in 1930 and 1931. He was a 1922 graduate of Indiana University and of its medical school in 1924. He came to Fort Wayne to practice after a year's internship in Inidanapolis General Hospital. He was born in Monroe, but lived here most of his life. Dr. McKeeman belonged to St. Joseph's Catholic Church, American Legion Post 47, the Fort Wayne Country Club, the I.U. Alumni Club and the Chamber of Commerce. He was past president and an honorary director of the Fort Wayne Horse Show Association. Surviving are his wife, Grace K.; a son, L.S. McKeeman Jr., Fort Wayne; two daughters, Mrs. Edward R. Rice and Mrs. Charles H. Strawbridge, Fort Wayne; a brother, Dr. Donald H. McKeeman, Fort Wayne; two sisters, Mrs. James Hunter and Mrs. Paul Cottrell, Fort Wayne; and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mungovan & Sons Mortuary and at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Msgr. Charles Girardot officiating. Entombment will be in the mausoleum at the Catholic Cemetery. Rosary services will be at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today.

MARYELLEN HOWER'S BOOK Maryellen Hower's Book: Title: The McKeeman, McConahey family / Author: Hower, Maryellen Larimore. compiled by Maryellen Larimore Hower. Pub info: Ottertail, MN : M.L. Hower, 1990. Subjects: McKeeman family. McConaghy family. Notes: "1 June 1990." Includes bibliographical references. Leland Stanford, born 28 Nov 1898, Monroe, Ind. married 27 Dec 1926 Grace Keenan occupation, Doctor of Medicine died 7 Oct 1963 buried Catholic Cemetery Fort Wayne children: Leland Stanford born 20 Nov 1927 Grace Joan born 21 Aug 1930 Mary Ellen born 18 Sept 1935 married Edward Rice

1900 FEDERAL SOUNDEX INDIANA McKeeman, Robert B (age 26) Feb 1874 26 Indiana Adams Monroe Twp McKeeman, Susie May 1880 20 IN Leland S. Nov 1898 1 IN

FEDERAL CENSUS 1910 Federal Census Indiana, Allen County, Wayne Township, p.790 McKeeman, Robert 36 M Physician IN IRE IRE (age 36) Susie M. 29 F IN OH IN Stanford 11 M IN IN IN Theodosia 8 F IN IN IN Donald 6 M IN IN IN Ruth 2 F IN IN IN

SOUNDEX 1920 Soundex Fort Wayne, IN 2020 Broadway with parents & sibs

NEWSPAPER 1924 Jun 23 New Sentinel Fort Wayne, IN Dr. Stanford McKeeman, who was recently graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, has returned to that city to serve his internship at the hospital there, after visiting his parents, Dr. and Mrs. R.B. McKeeman of Packard avenue.

ALLEN COUNTY PHYSICIAN AND DENTIST APPLICATIONS Leland Stanford McKeeman 27 years old Monroe, Indiana 724 Packard 1 July 1925 Regular School of Medicine

CITY DIRECTORY 1938 Fort Wayne City Directory L Standford (Grace K) phys 347 W Berry R 304 Covington rd 1943 Fort Wayne City Directory L Stanford (Grace K) phys 347 W Berry R304 r Covington rd 1962 Office at 304 Medical Center Building when mother died Living at 7701 Covington Road when mother died, age 62

CITIZENS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION ALLEN CO JAN 4, 1941 L.S. MCKEEMAN, PHYSICIAN 302 Wayne Pharmacal Building, Ft. Wayne, Indiana L(eland) S(tanford) McKeeman, b. at Monroe, Adams Co., Ind., Nov. 28, 1898; s. of Dr. Robert Benjamin and Susan Mae (Hocker) McKeeman. ... L.S. McKeeman, the subject of this sketch, attended the grade schs. of Ft. Wayne, and graduated from Central High Sch., in Ft. Wayne, in 1917. He then entered Indiana Univ., at Bloomington, but in Sept. 1918, enlisted in the U.S. Navy for service in the World War, being stationed with a Naval Unit at Boulder Colo. He was hon. disch. from service Dec. 23, 1918. After the war he retd. to Indiana Univ., and graduated with an A.B. deg. in 1922, and M.D. in 1924. He served internship at the Indianapolis City Hosp., after which he retd. to Ft. Wayne, where he entered the medical profession, occupying the same offices as his father until the death of the latter, in 1937. Dr. McKeeman conducts a general practice of medicine and industrial surgery. He is a staff mem. of St. Joseph's Hosp. Dr. McKeeman, who is a Republican, served as county coroner during 1930-1931. He is a mem. of the following: American Med. Assn.; Ind. State Med. Assn.; Ft. Wayne (Allen County) Med. Soc.; Beta Theta Pi; Ft. Wayne Country Club; Ft. Wayne Chapter, Citizens Hist. Assn.; and Third Presbyn Ch. His favorite recreations are pike and bass fishing. On Dec. 27, 1926, L.S. McKeeman married Mary Grace Keenan, dau. of Hubert and Mary (Moffet) Keenan. Hubert Keenan, who is decd., founded the Keenan Hotel System. His widow resides in Ft. Wayne. Mrs. McKeeman was b. in Scranton, Penn., May 29, 1908. She is a mem. of the Catholic Church. Dr. and Mrs. McKeeman are the parents of 3 children, all of whom were born in Ft. Wayne: (1) Leland Stanford, Jr., b. Nov. 20, 1927. He is attending sch. in Ft. Wayne. (2) Grace Joan, b. Aug. 29, 1930. She also is a student in Ft. Wayne. (3) Mary Ellen, b. Sept. 18, 1935. The McKeeman family residence is located in the country, near Ft. Wayne.

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