C. Edward Teague

C. Edward Teague was born November 6, 1908, at Danville, Alabama. He received the B.S. degree in agriculture in 1930 from Auburn University, where he was president of the student body and captain of the cross country team, and graduated from West Virginia University with an M.S. degree in dairying in 1932.

Teague was assistant county agent in Tuscaloosa County and county agent in Pickens County before becoming Extension dairyman in 1944. In 1948 he became farm products agent for Tennessee Coal and Iron. He became agricultural director of the Montgomery Chamber of Commerce in 1952, a position he held until retirement.

A charter member of the Southeastern Livestock Exposition, Teague helped establish purebred cattle in Alabama, provided leadership for district and state livestock shows, and served as judge for dairy and livestock shows. He was one of 10 original inductees into the Alabama Livestock Hall of Fame. He was honored with the “Ed Teague Day” in 1985, sponsored by 4-H and Farm Bureau.

He served as president of Montgomery County Auburn Club, Montgomery Lions Club, and Jimmy Hitchcock Award and was chairman of the Governor’s Committee on Employment of Handicapped and the rural division of United Way.

Teague has one daughter, Mrs. Linda Huxford, and three grandchildren.