January 31, 1907, Bunkie, Louisiana.
September 13, 1960, St. Louis, Missouri. He died just after boarding a plane to Hawaii.
Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Nashville, Tennessee.
Keegan was a graduate of Northwestern State College, Natchitoches, Louisiana (BA 1927), and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas (ThM 1933). He pastored at the First Baptist Church, Natchitoches, Louisiana (1932–35); Emmanuel Church, Alexandria, Louisiana (1937–41); First Baptist Church, Longview, Texas (1941–45); and Temple Baptist Church, Los Angeles, California (1945–50). In 1945, Howard Payne College awarded him an honorary doctor’s degree. He was for many years a Baptist youth leader, and in 1950, was elected secretary of the Student Department of the Baptist Sunday School Board, Nashville, Tennessee. He also served seven years on the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, and on the Board of Trustees of East Texas Baptist College.