Fr. Gordon L. Keys – Diocese of San Jose

Father Gordon Keys

Diocese of San Jose (Jesuits)

Gordon Keys Diocese of San Jose Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1955

Dead: 2005

Assignment History:

  • 1955-1956: Alma College (Los Gatos, CA)
  • 1956-1957: Manresa Hall (Port Townsend, WA)
  • 1957-1958: Loyola Hall, Monroe High School (Fairbanks, AK)
  • 1958-1962: St. Mary’s Indian Mission (Omak, WA)
  • 1958-1962: St. Joseph’s (East Omak, WA)
  • 1962-1965: Sacred Heart Mission (Nespelem, WA)
  • 1962-1965: Keller, Washington
  • 1965-1968: Jesuit High School (Portland, OR)
  • 1968-1970: St. Luke’s (Woodburn, OR)
  • 1970-1980: Seattle University (Seattle, WA)
  • 1980-1987: St. Vincent Hospital (Portland, OR)
  • 1987-2000: Jesuit High School (Portland, OR)
  • 2000-2005: Jesuit Regis Community (Spokane, WA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Gordon Keys:

Fr. Gordon Keys was a priest of the Oregon Province ordained in 1955, who served in the Diocese of San Jose. According to media reports, in 2011, his name was included on the Oregon Province’s list clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse. In 2018, his name was included on the Jesuits West Province list. It noted allegations reported in 2009 in reference to abuse of a minor that took place in 1956-1964. Information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims or the nature of the alleged sexual abuse is unknown.

Fr. Keys died in 2005.

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