Representative Keith K. Kennedy View All Years
Mr. Speaker: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character, and public service of the late Honorable Keith K. Kennedy, begs leave to submit the following Memorial:
Keith K. Kennedy was born June 27, 1919, in Center Point, Iowa. In 1940, he married Mina Wright and they had two daughters.
Mr. Kennedy attended Coe College. He later owned and operated Kennedy’s Phillips 66 Station and was a former Realtor and Insurance Agent. He umpired both baseball and softball for forty years and served on the Linn County Board of Review for more than twenty years. He was a past member of the Center Point Town Council, the Library Board and Center Point School Board and was a fifty year member of Benton City Masonic Lodge 81. He was a member of First Christian Church, where he served as an elder.
A Democrat, Mr. Kennedy represented Linn County during the Sixty-first General Assembly.
Keith K. Kennedy died February 13, 1995. He is survived by his wife, Mina; his daughters Vicki Harger of Center Point and Paula Russler of West Union and four grandchildren.
Now Therefore, Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Seventy-sixth General Assembly of Iowa, That in the passing of the Honorable Keith K. Kennedy, the State has lost an honored citizen and a faithful and useful public servant, and the House, by this Resolution, would express its appreciation of his service.
Be It Further Resolved, that a copy of the Resolution be spread upon the Journal of the House, and that the Chief Clerk be directed to forward an enrolled copy to the family of the deceased.
RON J. CORBETT