Keeler, William Henry
Order in College: Cardinal Priest
With Title: S. Maria degli Angeli
Native Country: USA
Appointed by: John Paul II on 26 November 1994
Ecclesiastical Office:  Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore 
Papal Elector: Not Eligible to Vote Due to Age

Cardinal William Henry Keeler was born on March 3l, 1931, in San Antonio, Texas. He was ordained a priest of the diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on July 17, 1955. He was secretary to Bishop Leech at the Second Vatican Council, and named peritus by Pope John XXIII. On September 21, 1979, he was ordained titular bishop of Ulcinium, Dulcigno, and auxiliary bishop of Harrisburg. He became the bishop of Harrisburg on November 10, 1983, and was installed on January 4 of 1984. On April 6, 1989, he became archbishop of Baltimore, Maryland. He was created a cardinal on November 26, 1994, Cardinal-Priest of St. Mary of the Angels. He also served as Apostolic Administrator of Richmond, Virginia, 16 September 2003 to 31 March 2004. He reired as Archbishop of Baltimore on 12 July 2007. In the Roman Curia, he has served in the Congregation for Oriental Churches and as a member of the Council for Christian Unity.