William J. Keating

William John Keating ( born March 30, 1927 in Cincinnati, Ohio ) is a former American politician of the Republican Party. From January 3rd 1971 until his retirement in 1974 he was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the 1st Congressional District of the State of Ohio.


William J. Keating was born in Cincinnati. There he attended the public schools. During World War II he was employed by the U.S. Navy as a seaman 2nd class. In 1945, he graduated from high school at St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati from. He then studied at the University of Cincinnati law. His Bachelor of Arts and his Juris Doctor, he acquired there 1950. During the same year he was admitted to the bar. From 1957 to 1958 he was assistant to the Attorney General of Ohio. In the years 1958 to 1967 he was on duty as a judge for the city of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. The City Council of Cincinnati, he sat from 1967 to for three years. In 1972 he was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Miami Beach.

In the 1970 congressional elections, Keating was elected as the representative of the 1st district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives. In 1974, he announced his retirement. After his retirement from the House of Representatives, he held various positions in business enterprises, especially the newspaper and publishing industry operates.

Currently Keating lives in his native city.