Charles R. Keller, M. D., is numbered among the successful young physicians of Mansfield, where he has engaged
in practice for a period of 15 years. He was born in Sandusky Township, Richland County, April 30, 1885, the son
of Peter and Catherine (Beach) Keller.
Peter Keller was born in Crawford County, Ohio, where he spent his life as a general farmer. He died in 1911 and
his wife died in 1906. Both are buried at Crestline, Ohio. Mr. Keller was a Democrat and held numerous township
offices. He and his wife were members of the German Reformed Church. Their children were: William, lives on the
old homestead in Crawford County; Louise, lives at Mansfield; Susan, married E. J. Line, lives in Richland County;
John and Ida, both deceased; Samuel S., M. D., lives at Saginaw, Mich.; and Charles R., the subject of this sketch.
Charles R. Keller grew up on his father's farm and attended the district schools. He taught school for a number
of years and during 1909-10-11 was superintendent of schools at Winesburg, Ohio. In 1911 he was graduated from
Wooster College and then entered the University of Michigan, from which he received the degrees of Bachelor of
Science and Doctor of Medicine in 1913 and 1915, respectively. He spent 1916 as assistant surgeon at Maple Rapids,
Mich., and located at Mansfield in 1916, where he has established an excellent practice. He has offices at 123
North Mulberry Street. Doctor Keller is an active member of the Richland County Medical Society, Ohio State Medical
Society, and American Medical Association. He also is a member of the staff of Mansfield General Hospital.
Doctor Keller was married in 1908 to Miss Erma L. Kuhn, the daughter of Christian and Elvira Kuhn, natives of Richland
County, both now deceased. Doctor and Mrs. Keller have four children: Dwight E., Mildred M., Miriam L., and Robert
L. The latter is deceased.
Doctor Keller is affiliated with Mansfield Lodge, F. & A. M., No. 35, Mansfield Chapter, R. A. M., No. 28,
and Mansfield Council, R. & S. M. M., No. 94.
History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
North Central Ohio Biographies
Names A to C
Names D to G
Names H to K
Names L to P
Names Q to S
Names T to Z
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