Posted 5 years ago
I just came out of Air Force, and was in school , this was negative's of William Keogh from Newton , Massachusetts he came home.
William F. Keough Jr., Former Hostage in Iran, Dies
November 29, 1985|From Times Wire Services
WASHINGTON — William F. Keough Jr., who was one of 52 American hostages held in the U.S. Embassy in Iran for 444 days in 1979-81, has died of Lou Gehrig's Disease.
The 6-foot 9-inch educator died in his home Wednesday, with his wife, Katherine, at his bedside. He was 55.
"It was very important to him to die here, at home, in his own bed," said his wife. "He was a long time away."