Frank Bateman Keefe

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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 by Michael Reilly
Succeeded by William Van Pelt
Personal details
Born (1887-09-23)September 23, 1887
Winneconne, Wisconsin
Died February 5, 1952(1952-02-05) (aged 64)
Neenah, Wisconsin
Political party Republican
Alma mater University of Michigan

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

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 1922-1926.

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

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United States 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