William Fount Keeton

Full Name: William Fount Keeton
Date of birth: October 7, 1870
Date of death: August 25, 1962

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 41 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Bonham / Fannin   Fannin
H 41 Mar 8, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Bonham / Fannin   Fannin

(1) 40th Legislature - Oath of Office Administered (to W.S. Keeton), 3/8/1927, p. 1119. No committee appointments listed in Regular or 1st C.S. House Journal.
(2) W.F. Keeton, sworn 3/7/1927, succeeded Francis A. Dale, expelled 2/8/1927. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Assumed Democrat based on listing as a Democrat in the 41st Legislature. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • W.F. Keeton in 41st Legislature. W.S. Keeton in 40th Legislature, p. 1119. House Journal. 41st R.S.

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "W.F. Keeton Rites Set 4 p.m. Today," 8/27/1962, p. 2. William Fount Keeton, birth date 10/7/1870, death date 8/25/1961 [sic]. "He served in the Texas Legislature under Dan Moody. . ." Bonham Daily Favorite.
  • William Fount Keeton, birth date 10/7/1870, death date 8/25/1962, burial in Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, Fannin County. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. W.F. Keeton, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.F. Keeton, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

41st R.S. - 1929
Congressional Districts  
Liquor Traffic (Chair) 
Public Health  

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