NO. R-136. JOINT RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM T. KEEFE.
Offered by: Representatives Houston of Ferrisburg, Ginevan of Middlebury, McGrath of Ferrisburg and Nuovo of Middlebury.
Whereas, William T. Keefe was born in Montpelier, Vermont on May 7, 1930 and was a lifelong Vermont resident, and
Whereas, William T. Keefe attended Waterbury public schools, was a graduate of St. Michael's College, attended Boston College of Law and received a degree from New England Law School, and
Whereas, William T. Keefe served his country in the United States Army, at the time of the Korean conflict, and was honorably discharged, and
Whereas, William T. Keefe began his distinguished legal career by serving as Acting State's Attorney for Addison and Franklin counties in 1960, and
Whereas, William T. Keefe served as a hearing officer for the Department of Employment Security for the period of 1962-1964, and
Whereas, William T. Keefe served the people of the State of Vermont in his capacity of Assistant Attorney General for the period of 1964-1977, and
Whereas, William T. Keefe, in his capacity as Assistant Attorney General, did successfully prosecute over 50 homicide cases during his career, bringing great distinction to himself and his profession, and
Whereras, William T. Keefe was recognized for his orderly presentation of evidence in homicide cases and his expertise in the area of the insanity defense, and
Whereas, William T. Keefe served as Deputy State's Attorney for Addison County from 1985 until his retirement on June 30, 1993, and
Whereas, William T. Keefe passed away on July 21, 1998 and will be deeply missed by his friends and colleagues, especially his loving wife Denise and their four children, now therefore be it
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:
That a Plaque of this Resolution be placed at the Frank Mahady Courthouse in Addison County in recognition of William T. Keefe's distinguished career as a public servant to the people of Vermont, and be it further
Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to his wife Denise B. Keefe.