Fr. Anthony A. Keil

Order: SSJ
Ordained: 1927
Status: Accused

Died: 05/11/1969
Diocese: Archdiocese of Mobile AL

First named publicly by the Mobile archdiocese as accused on its list 12/6/18. Mobile spelled his name Kiel. Worked in the 1950s at St Joseph’s in Maysville AL. On the Galveston-Houston archdiocese’s list 1/31/19, which gives Kyles as an alternate spelling. Keil worked in Houston before his assignment in the Mobile archdiocese and again in the 1960s. As a Josephite, his ministry was in African-American churches. He worked in Tampa FL in the 1930s and was transferred to Baton Rouge LA in 1938. Worked at a New Orleans parish 1930-31 and 1953-55. In Tampa he was an organizer of the African-American Boy Scout movement and a director of the Urban League. Keil was born on 8/12/1893, ordained in 1/1927, and died on 5/11/1969.


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