Peter Edgecomb

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Peter Edgecomb
Member of the Maine Senate for the 1st District
Assumed office
December 2014
Preceded by Dawn Hill
Member of the Maine House of Representatives for the 4th District
In office
December 2004 – December 2012
Succeeded by Carol McElwee
Personal details
Political party Republican
Residence Caribou, Maine
Alma mater University of Maine, University of New Hampshire
Profession Educator

Peter Edgecomb is an American politician from Maine. Edgecomb represents District 1 in the Maine Senate. He previously represented District 4 in the Maine House of Representatives, which was part of Aroostook County. He resides in the city of Caribou. He is a Republican and was first elected to the House in 2004. He was re-elected in 2006, 2008 and 2010 and was unable to run again for re-election in 2012 due to term limits.[1] In 2014, Edgecomb was elected to the Senate from District 1. He announced he would not run for re-election in 2016.[2]

Edgecomb graduated from the University of Maine in Orono in 1963. He later earned an M.A. in education at the University of New Hampshire and was a teacher and principal.[1]

From 2010-12, Edgecomb was co-chairman of the Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Joint Standing Committee.

His grandson Anthony “A.J.” Edgecomb at age 21 became a member of Maine's House of Representatives 127th Maine Legislature. He became the youngest member of Maine's House of Representatives for Maine District 148.[3]