in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Mineralogy and Gems; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 726 words.
Keating, William Hypolitus (11 August 1799–17 May 1840), scientist, explorer, and lawyer, was born in Wilmington, Delaware, to Baron John Keating, a colonel in the Irish Brigade of the...