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Frank Bateman Keefe

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Frank Bateman Keefe (September 23, 1887 – February 5, 1952) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin.

Frank Bateman Keefe
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 6th district
In office
January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1951
Preceded byMichael Reilly
Succeeded byWilliam Van Pelt
Personal details
Born(1887-09-23)September 23, 1887
Winneconne, Wisconsin
DiedFebruary 5, 1952(1952-02-05) (aged 64)
Neenah, Wisconsin
Political partyRepublican
Alma materUniversity of Michigan

Born in Winneconne, Wisconsin, he graduated from what is today the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh in 1906 and was a school teacher in Viroqua, Wisconsin, for two years. He received his law degree from the University of Michigan in 1910 and practiced law in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, later serving as the district attorney for Winnebago County, Wisconsin from 1922 to 1926.

In 1938, he was elected as the representative of Wisconsin's 6th congressional district to the Seventy-sixth United States Congress and reelected to the succeeding five congresses, serving from January 3, 1939 until January 3, 1951. He was on the Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack. He retired from the United States Congress after serving six terms. After Congress he resumed his law practice. He died in Neenah, Wisconsin on February 5, 1952. He is interred at Lakeview Memorial Park, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "Frank Bateman Keefe (id: K000041)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Michael Reilly
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 6th congressional district

January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1951
Succeeded by
William Van Pelt