|Senator for Queensland|
1 July 1965 – 4 February 1983
20 August 1919|
|Died||15 May 1988(aged 68)|
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
James Bernard "Jim" Keeffe (20 August 1919 – 15 May 1988) was an Australian politician. Born in Atherton, Queensland, he was educated at state schools before becoming a farm labourer and forestry worker. After serving in the military 1942-1945, he became an insurance and real-estate salesman and was state secretary of the Coopers' Union. He served as secretary of the Queensland Labor Party 1960-1965 and Federal President 1962-1970. In 1964, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for Queensland, taking his seat in 1965. He remained a Senator until his retirement in 1983. Keeffe died in 1988.
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