Francis Anthony "Frank" Keating (born February 10, 1944) is an American politician from Oklahoma. Keating served as the 25th Governor of Oklahoma. His first term began in 1995 and ended in 1999. Keating won reelection to a second term, which ended in 2003.
As of 2009, Keating is the third Governor in Oklahoma history to hold consecutive terms and the only Republican to accomplish that feat.
Francis Anthony Keating was born on February 10, 1944 in St. Louis, Missouri but before Keating was six months old his family moved to Oklahoma and settled in Tulsa. A devout Roman Catholic, Keating attended Cascia Hall Preparatory School in Tulsa, graduating in 1962. Keating was accepted to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. where he became a member of the Philodemic Society. He would go on to receive his Bachelor of Arts degree in History in 1966. After receiving his degree, Keating returned to Oklahoma to further his education. He received a Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1969.