Fred Katz

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This article is about the Australian politician. For the American musician, see Fred Katz (cellist).
Fred Katz
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Senator for Victoria
In office
1 July 1947 – 19 March 1951
Personal details
Born 1887
Adelaide, South Australia
Died 13 December 1960 (aged 72–73)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Clerk, unionist

Frederick "Fred" Katz (1887 – 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]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-11-12.