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Keck, Lloyd E., 1917-1976



  • Existence: 1917-1976

Biographical Information

Lloyd E. Keck was born in Posey, Indiana on May 27, 1917 to Oscar D. Keck and Cora M. Aldrich Keck. He graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1935 and attended Purdue University from 1936-1939. While at Purdue, he belonged to the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Eta Kappa Nu, Army R.O.T.C., P.O.M.M. (Army's honorary organization), Scabbard and Blade and Tau Beta Pi. Keck graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in 1939. He went on to work at Westinghouse and invented several patented devices. Keck later served his country during WWII. Little more is known about him.


Key information provided by his daughter and found in the 1939 Debris yearbook.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Lloyd E. Keck scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 303
Scope and Contents The Lloyd E. Keck scrapbook documents the academic, military, personal and social activities of an Engineering student while on Purdue University's campus from 1936-1939, as well as various aspects of his life prior to college from 1917-1936. Keck titled the scrapbook, "Scraps and Snaps, May 27, 1917 - August 1, 1939," but most of the content is from his time at Purdue, 1936-1939.The scrapbook contains many unique photographs of campus and events from the 1930s. Some of the events...
Dates: 1917 - 1939; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1939