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Jim Dale Keehner

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.

Background

  • Keehner, Jim Dale was born on July 30, 1935 in Alton, Illinois, United States. Son of Carl Lee and Leita Marie (Beach) Keehner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Illinois, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, University Illinois, 1959.

    Career

    • 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.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1959, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1960, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit).

    Politics

    Racism is sin because it disregards the image of God in all people and denies the truth of the Gospel that believers are all one in Him.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Every true believer receives the special gift from God to use in ministry.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Baptists believe that God created mankind to have fellowship with Him.

    Membership

    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.

    Connections

    • Married Sheila Claire Schmidt, December 22, 1958 (divorced 1975). Married Ronnie Lee Paoli, May 19, 1976.
    • father: Carl Lee Keehner
    • mother: Leita Marie (Beach) Keehner
    • spouses: Sheila Claire Schmidt
    • Ronnie Lee Paoli
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    Born July 30, 1935
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