Fred Katz

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Fred Katz
Frederick Katz.jpg
Senator for Victoria
In office
1 July 1947 – 19 March 1951
Personal details
Born Frederick Carl Katz
(1887-05-21)21 May 1887
Adelaide, South Australia
Died 13 December 1960(1960-12-13) (aged 73)
Albert Park, Victoria, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Spouse(s) Alicia Watkins (m. 1900)
Occupation Clerk, unionist

Frederick Carl Katz (21 May 1877 – 13 December 1960) was an Australian politician. Born in Adelaide, South Australia, he received a primary education before moving to Victoria in 1898, where he became a clerk. He was secretary of the Federated Clerks' Union and the Miscellaneous Workers' Union, and was also President of the Victorian Trades Hall Council. In 1946, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for Victoria, taking his seat in 1947. He was defeated in 1951, and was later a deputy member of the Victorian Industrial Court of Appeals. Katz died in 1960.[1][2]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 2008-11-12. 
  2. ^ "KATZ, Frederick Carl (1877–1960) Senator for Victoria, 1947–51 (Australian Labor Party)". The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate. Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 9 November 2017.