- 14 March 1941
Auckland, New Zealand
- 2 April 2007
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
- Journalist, Parliamentarian and Political staffer
A member of the Liberal Party of Australia, Jeannie Ferris was elected as a Senator for South Australia to the Senate of the Parliament of Australia in 1996. She died in office in Canberra from ovarian cancer in 2007. During her parliamentary career she was appointed Government Whip in 2002.