Thomas W. Kennan ~ born Batesville, Ohio
IOWA OFFICIAL REGISTER 1933-1934
THOMAS W. KEENAN, SHENANDOAH. -Member of the State Board ofEducation, was
born on farm near Batesville, Ohio, March 3rd, 1875.Graduated from
Batesville high school 1890, and from Northern IndianaNormal School, Valparalso,
Indiana, B. S. degree, 1897.Taught mathematicsLincoln Normal University,
Lincoln, Nebraska, 1897-1898, and at Shenandoah,Iowa, 1899-1904.During this
time studied law and was admitted to the barin 1904 and has practiced law in
Shenandoah ever since then.Served inFrance with Y. M. C. A. October, 1918,
to May, 1919.Delegate democraticnational convention, New York City, 1924.
Member State Board of Educationsince July 1st, 1931.A democrat.
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