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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  William Ford Keefe  

Pen Name: William F. Keefe

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


-- William Ford Keefe on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Keefe lived in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

In 1941 and 1942, Keefe worked as a summer laborer in the Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation's South Works plant on Chicago's South Side while studying for a law degree. He was called to service with the U. S. Army in 1943 and served until 1954. Keefe worked as a free-lance writer in Spain and the United States after his military service. After returning to Chicago in 1961, he was an encyclopedia editor and communications consultant until 1967, when he found his own organization, Action Research Institute. At the Institute, he specialized in industrial consulting, writing and research. Mr. Keefe is a graduate of Loyola University in Chicago and has more than 25 books to his credit.

Published Works

  • The Male Element, Trafford Publishing, 2010
  • Listen, Management! Creative Listening for Better Management, Trafford Publishing, 2007
  • Steel Summer, Trafford Publishing, 2007
  • Records Guide for the Family, JC Ferguson, 1987

Selected Titles At Your Library

The male element /
ISBN: 1426924739. OCLC Number:

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Listen, management!
ISBN: 0070334366. OCLC Number:

McGraw-Hill. New York,. [1971]

Steel summer :
ISBN: 1425116167. OCLC Number:

Trafford,. Victoria, BC :. c2007.

The records guide for the family /
ISBN: 0894340352. OCLC Number:

J.G. Ferguson Pub. Co.,. Chicago :. 1983.

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