COL. JOHN KEATING DIES IN CUMBERLAND HOSPITAL
Cumberland, Nov. 17. (AP). – Col. John Keating, secretary-treasurer of the Cumberland Brewing Co., and half owner of the James Clarke Distilling Co., previous to the abandonment of the Braddock Distillery, died at the Allegany Hospital this morning following an operation. He was 64 years old and a native of Winchester, Va.
Col. Keating, who received his title by virtue of membership on the staff of the late Governor Austin L. Crothers, was prominent in the business world and in Democratic politics.
He once refused the Democratic nomination for State Comptroller.
He was twice married. One son, Vincent Keating, Phoenix, Ariz., survives the first marriage. He is survived by two children of this marriage, Mises Kathleen Keating and John Keating, a student at the University of Pennsylvania.
Source: Col. John Keating Dies in Cumberland Hospital, The News, Frederick, Maryland, 17 November 1926, p. 1.