Former Governor of Oklahoma

Frank Keating

Governor Frank Keating has enjoyed an illustrious 30‐year career in law enforcement and public service including service as an FBI agent, U.S. Attorney and state prosecutor, and Oklahoma House and Senate member where he was also Republican Senate Leader. During his career, Frank has served Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush in the Treasury, Justice, and Housing departments.

In 1993, Frank returned to Oklahoma to run for Governor. He won a three‐way race by a landslide and was easily re‐elected in 1998, becoming only the second governor in Oklahoma history to serve two consecutive terms.

As the governor of Oklahoma, Frank won acclaim in 1995 for his compassionate and professional handling of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. In the aftermath of the tragedy, he helped raise more than six million dollars to fund scholarships for the nearly 200 children left with only one or no parents. His accomplishments as governor include winning a successful public vote on right‐to‐work, tort reform, tax cuts, and major road building and education reform.

Frank received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and his law degree from the University of Oklahoma. He and his wife Cathy live in Oklahoma City. They have three children and eleven grandchildren.