Lt William McKeown – Class of 2003


Lt. William (Bill) Joseph McKeown, 26, Charleston, S.C., died in a car accident in Charleston, where he was stationed in the Navy. Bill was born on July 21, 1981, in Dickinson. Bill attended grade school in Marmarth and North Pole, Alaska. He graduated valedictorian from Rhame High School in 1999. From there, he went on to Tulane University in New Orleans, La., with a full scholarship from the Naval ROTC program. He graduated with a mechanical engineering degree and was commissioned an ensign in the Navy in 2003. Bill went on to serve in the Navy as both a mechanical and [...]