Party affiliation: Republican
Jim Dale Keehner, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1959, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1960, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit). Recipient Distinguished Service award, Belleville, 1979. Member of Belleville Area Chamber of Commerce (president 1977-1978), St. Clair County Bar Association (member grievance committee), Illinois State Bar Association (past chairman environmental control section), Elks.
Sole practice, Belleville, Illinois, since 1960. Assistant attorney general Southern Region Environmental Control Division, 1969—1971. Chief East St. Louis Office, 1971—1982.
Director Illinois Midstates Life Insurance Company Bellville, since 1971, chairman, 1971—1983. Teacher legal secretaries seminar Belleville Area Member Belle-Scott Committee, since 1977. Member Belleville-Fairview Heights Board Achievement Program, 1978, Belleville Committee University Illinois Grants-in-Aid, since 1980, Mississippi River Parkway Commission, 1980.