El Reno, OK Train Wreck, Feb 1908
JOHN KEELY KILED. [sic]
Burial Will Be Made in Breckenridge – Was Well Known Here.
From the Brookfield Argus.
A telegram came to Brookfield yesterday announcing the death of JOHN KEELY, formerly of Brookfielder, a conductor here. He was injured the night before in a railroad wreck near El Reno, Oklahoma. The remains will be taken to Breckenridge, the old home, for interment.
JOHN KELLY [sic] was for several years a conductor on the Brookfield division of the Burlington. He went from here to the Wabash, going from there to Oklahoma about a year ago.
MR. KEELY was well known in Chillicothe, having been a frequent visitor here when located in Brookfield.
The Chillicothe Constitution, Chillicothe, MO 28 Feb 1908