Thomas F. Keating
Thomas F. Keating, President of the J. M. Mossman Company, and a pioneer hardware merchant, died yesterday at his home, 495 West End Avenue. Mr. Keating was born in Pittsburgh in 1845, and was for many years Treasurer and New York manager of the Yale and Towne Manufacturing Company. As a leader in the Ninth Assumbly District, Mr. Keating was actively engaged in politics, and in 1895 was the anti-Tammany candide for Register, but was defeated by William Sohmer.
Source: Thomas F. Keating, The New York Times, New York, New York, 14 July 1917. Available via the New York Times archives.