William J. Keary
U. S. Army / Business Man
This successful business man ensured his legacy is remembered in the United States.
He was born during 1897 in Bohola Co. Mayo.
His early education was in Bohola National School. He attended St. Jarlath’s College, Tuam Co. Galway plus Skerry’s Business College, Dublin.
Keary emigrated during 1915 to America. He also entered Columbia University New York for further studies.
During W.W. 1 he served overseas with the American army. During W. W. 2. Keary was appointed Special Consultant & Advisor on Procurement Matters to the U. S. Air Force.
From 1926 – 1938 Keary was associated with J. & W. Seligman & Co. He was employed with Chas. D. Barney & Co. He became Vice – President also Director of Union Securities Corporation since its foundation in New York. He was elected President of Madison State Dearborn Building Corporation of Chicago Illinois in 1948. He was on the board of the Opera Metropolitan Association plus the Opera Guild in New York City.[i]
Mayo Men’s Association, New York Journal, Diamond Jubilee Edition 1954 Page 37
[i] Mayo Men’s Association, New York Journal, Diamond Jubilee Edition 1954