Chief Keokuk (1810?-1848)

 

Chief Keokuk (1810?-1848)

The city of Keokuk, Iowa, is named for Chief Keokuk (1810?-1848). The city is located in the southeast corner of the state. Chief Keokuk was the leader of the Sauk/Fox tribe.

 

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