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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

University of Illinois (Bachelor of Arts). University of Illinois (Bachelor of Laws).

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.

Religion

Every person was created for a purpose, and God has a plan and will for every individual.

Politics

Religious freedom should be supported and the expressions of faith of others should be respected.

Views

Just as a human body contains different limbs and organs that depend on each other, so members of a Christian society should be close and caring enough to feel each other's pain and delight.

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.