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KEEFE, Frank Bateman

KEEFE, Frank Bateman
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1887–1952

Biography

KEEFE, Frank Bateman, A Representative from Wisconsin; born in Winneconne, Winnebago County, Wis., September 23, 1887; attended the public schools; was graduated from Oshkosh (Wis.) State Normal School in 1906 and from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1910; teacher in the schools at Viroqua, Vernon County, Wis., in 1906 and 1907; was admitted to the bar in 1910 and commenced practice in Oshkosh, Wis.; prosecuting attorney of Winnebago County, Wis., 1922-1928; vice president and director of an Oshkosh bank; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1951); was not a candidate for renomination in 1950; resumed the practice of law; died in Neenah, Wis., February 5, 1952; interment in Lakeview Memorial Park, Oshkosh, Wis.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Wisconsin Historical Society
Oshkosh Area Research Center

Oshkosh, WI
Papers: 1930-1973, 1.6 cubic feet. The papers consist of constituent correspondence, notes, and files pertaining to the minority membership of Frank Keefe on the Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack, 1945-1946. Also included in the papers are minutes of the Commission on the Renovation of the Executive Mansion, 1950, as well as speeches and congressional newsletters. A finding aid is available in repository.
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