|Member of the Australian Parliament
25 October 1969 – 5 June 1987
|Preceded by||New seat|
|Succeeded by||Elizabeth Harvey|
|Born||4 December 1928|
|Died||16 January 2002(aged 73)|
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
Ralph Jacobi AM (4 December 1928 – 16 January 2002) was a long-serving Australian Labor Party representative for the South Australian Division of Hawker in the Australian House of Representatives. He served from 25 October 1969 to his retirement on 5 June 1987.
Before parliament, Jacobi was employed in the merchant navy and in trade union office. Jacobi had an interest in Australian Law, and during his term in parliament made a contribution to the Australian Law Reform Commission.
In 1987, as knowledge of Jacobi's condition of lymphatic cancer became known, nearly all members of the House of Representatives signed a petition for him to receive an award in the Order of Australia. He was appointed a Member of the Order in the Queen's Birthday Honours 1987.
Ralph Jacobi died in 2002, aged 73.
|Parliament of Australia|
|Member for Hawker
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