Edwin O. Keeler

Edwin Olmstead Keeler ( born January 12, 1846 in Ridgefield, Connecticut; † December 4, 1923 in Norwalk, Connecticut ) was an American politician. Between 1901 and 1903 he was Deputy Governor of the State of Connecticut.


About the youth and education of Edwin Keeler nothing is handed down. He worked in the grocery and as a banker. Politically, he joined the Republican Party. Between 1893 and 1896 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Connecticut; between 1893 and 1894 he was also mayor of Norwalk. In June 1896 he was a delegate attended the Republican National Convention in St. Louis, was nominated on the William McKinley as a presidential candidate. From 1897 to 1900 he was a member of the Senate of Connecticut.

In 1900, Keeler was elected to the side of George P. McLean for lieutenant governor of his state. This post he held 1901-1903. Yet he was Deputy Governor and Chairman of the State Senate. Since 13 May 1868, he was married to Sarah Whiting Velina. He died on December 4, 1923 in Norwalk.