- NAME: Keokuk
- OCCUPATION: Political Leader
- BIRTH DATE: c. 1790
- DEATH DATE: c. 1848
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Rock Island, Illinois
- PLACE OF DEATH: Franklin County, Kansas
Best Known For
Sauk Indian politician Keokuk became chief by ceding Indian lands to win white support and by rallying opposition to his own tribe's resistance leaders.
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