Edward B. Teague III

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Edward B. Teague III
Minority Leader of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
In office
1995–1997
Preceded by Peter Forman
Succeeded by David Peters
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 1st Barnstable District
In office
1989–1997
Preceded by Henri S. Rauschenbach
Succeeded by Thomas N. George
Personal details
Born (1949-11-25) November 25, 1949 (age 65)
Lowell, Massachusetts
Political party Republican
Residence Yarmouth, Massachusetts
Alma mater Saint Anselm College
Pepperdine University
Occupation Life Insurance Salesman
Radio Talk Show Host
Politician

Edward B. Teague III (born November 25, 1949[1] in Lowell, Massachusetts) is an American politician who represented the 1st Barnstable District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1989 to 1997. From 1992 to 1993 he was the Assistant Minority Whip, from 1993 to 1995 he was the Minority Whip, and from 1995 to 1997 he was the House Minority Leader.[1]

In the early 1990s, Teague was a conservative radio talk show host on WXTK-FM in Yarmouth, hosting the morning program. His 1994 run for re-election to the State House pitted him against Cathy Brown, a Democratic selectman in the neighboring town of Dennis who happened to host an afternoon talk show on the same radio station.[2] Teague left the station in 1995.[3]

In 1996 he was a candidate for the United States House of Representatives seat in Massachusetts's 10th congressional district held by the retiring Gerry Studds. He won the Republican nomination, but lost in general election to Bill Delahunt.[4]

Teague has been clerk magistrate at Falmouth District Court since 2006, following his nomination and appointment by Governor Mitt Romney.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 1995–1996 Public Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 
  2. ^ Johnson, Glen. Radio Station's Talk Show Hosts Battle Over House Seat, Associated Press, 13 October 1994 (retrieved 27 September 2012)
  3. ^ Kennedy, Dan. Cape Fear, Part 3, Boston Phoenix, 16 October 1997 (retrieved 27 September 2012)
  4. ^ Massachusetts Election Statistics 1996. 
  5. ^ Russ, Hillary. Welsh tabbed for state judgeship, Cape Cod Times, 9 November 2006 (retrieved 27 September 2012)