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Olin Earl Teague
Colonel, United States Army
Member of Congress
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Representative from Texas; born in Woodward, Woodward County, Oklahoma, April 6, 1910; attended elementary and high school in Mena, Arkansas; B.A., Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College at College Station, 1932; employed in the post office at College Station, Texas, 1932-1940; enlisted, on October 5, 1940, in the United States Army, being commissioned a First Lieutenant; commanded the First Battalion, Three Hundred and Fourteenth Infantry, Seventy-ninth Division; awarded the Silver Star with two clusters, Bronze Star, and the Purple Heart with two clusters; was discharged as a colonel at Walter Reed General Hospital September 6, 1946; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress, by special election, August 24, 1946, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Luther A. Johnson; reelected to the sixteen succeeding Congresses and served from August 24, 1946, until his resignation December 31, 1978; chairman, Select Committee on Education, Training, and Loan Programs of World War II Veterans (Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses), Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (Eighty-fourth through Ninety-second Congresses), Committee on Science and Astronautics (Ninety-third Congress), Committee on Science and Technology (Ninety-fourth and Ninety-fifth Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress; resided in Washington, D.C., until his death in Bethesda, Md., January 23, 1981; interment in Arlington National Cemetery.



TEAGUE, FREDDIE D
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/23/1910
DATE OF DEATH: 02/21/2004
DATE OF INTERMENT: 03/01/2004
BURIED AT: SECTION 30  SITE 434-LH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY 
WIFE OF TEAGUE, OLIN E  COL US ARMY 

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Added: 14 March 1999 Updated: 2 November 2000 Updated: 8 June 2004 Updated: 7 March 2008
Silver Star Medal 3 awards
 

Bronze Star Medal
 

Purple Heart Medal 2 awards