Keach, Carroll, 1914-1983


Keach, Carroll, 1914-1983


Bio: Carroll Keach (b. William Carroll Keach, September 22, 1914, Tomball, Texas-d. January 28, 1983, Robstown, Neuces, Texas), newspaper editor and associate of Lyndon B. Johnson. He attended Sam Houston High School and was a speech student of Lyndon B. Johnson. Keach worked under Johnson in the office of United States Representative Richard Kleberg, with Johnson at the Texas National Youth Administration (NYA), and as a traveling secretary and chauffeur for Johnson on his first Congressional campaign. Keach later worked as the editor of the Robstown Record newspaper in Robstown, Texas. He married Marion Fore in 1939. Keach is interred in Memorial Park Cemetery in Robstown, Texas.


L-R: Lyndon B. Johnson, Carroll Keach. Wedding of Carroll Keach and Sam Fore's daughter, Floresville, Texas, 06/24/1939. Photo # 39-6-1. Pre-Presidential Photo Collection, LBJ Presidential Library. No source information available: copyright restrictions may apply.


LBJ Connection: Student of LBJ at Sam Houston High School, then NYA employee; long-time friend and political supporter; editor, Robstown Record, Robstown, Texas