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Eugene James Keogh (August 30, 1907 – May 26, 1989) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Life and Career

Keogh was born in Brooklyn. He graduated from New York University in 1927 and from Fordham University School of Law in 1930, and became a member of the New York State Assembly in 1936. He was elected to Congress in 1936 and served from January 3, 1937 until January 3, 1967. He served on the House Ways and Means committee and sponsored the original legislation for the Keogh plan, a type of pension plan.

He was also a member of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board from 1973 until 1976. He died in New York City.


New York Assembly
Preceded by
Joseph Monahan
New York State Assembly, Kings County 20th District
Succeeded by
Roy Rudd
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Stephen A. Rudd
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 9th congressional district

Succeeded by
James J. Delaney
Preceded by
Emanuel Celler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 11th congressional district

Succeeded by
Frank J. Brasco


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