Carroll Preston Teague
b. 30 September 1913, d. 22 February 2002
- Father: Clem Boyd Teague b. 16 October 1885, d. 8 November 1956
- Mother: Mattie Amanda Grissom b. 29 January 1893, d. 29 November 1962
- Carroll Preston Teague was born on 30 September 1913 in Richards, Grimes County, Texas.
- He was known as Red.
- Clem Boyd Teague and Mattie Amanda Grissom appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas. Other members of the household included Carroll Preston Teague, Mary Hortense Teague.
- Clem Boyd Teague and Mattie Amanda Grissom appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Harris County, Texas, off Hardy Street Road. Also in the household was lodger Beulah Enloe, public school teacher.. Other members of the household included Carroll Preston Teague, Mary Hortense Teague.
- He married Annie Dale Kennedy, daughter of Roger Quarles Kennedy and Viola Pearl (?), on 1 July 1939 in Pasadena, Harris County, Texas.
- Carroll Preston Teague and Annie Dale Kennedy appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Pasadena, Harris County, Texas, at 204 Olive. In 1935, Carroll was living in Huntsville, Walker County, and Annie was in Grapeland, Houston County.
- He was a teacher in a public high school, accoriding to the 1940 census.
- He officially witnessed the death of Clem Boyd Teague on 8 November 1956 at 502 Holly in Golden Acres, Harris County, Texas; at his residence.
- Carroll Preston Teague died on 22 February 2002 at age 88 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, at Methodist Hospital.
- His wife Annie Dale Kennedy became a widow at his death.
- The following appeared on 27 February 2002 in the Houston Chronicle: Carroll Preston Teague, 88, passed away on February 22, 2002 at Methodist Hospital. A memorial service will be held at First United Methodist Church at 1062 Fairmont Parkway in Pasadena, Texas at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2002. Carroll was born in Richards, Texas on September 30, 1913 to Clem Boyd Teague and Mattie Amanda Teague. He graduated from Jeff Davis High School in Houston and Sam Houston State University where he earned a bachelors degree and the University of Houston where he earned a masters degree. He was a long-time administrator in both Pasadena ISD and the Harris County Department of Education. He retired from HCDE in 1976. Carroll was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Pasadena as well as a member of First United Methodist Church for over 50 years. He served the church in many capacities and was active for his entire life in various civic and service organizations. Carroll was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Mary Hortense Chumbley and his daughter Judy Teague Wielkens of Mobile, Alabama. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Annie Dale and his daughter Jo Martin of Pasadena, Texas. He is also survived by four grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. The Rev. Kip Gilts will preside at the memorial service with visitation for family and friends to follow in the fellowship hall of the church. The family suggests memorials to First United Methodist Church, 1062 Fairmont Parkway, Pasadena, Texas 77504.
- The following appeared on 1 March 2002 in the Houston Chronicle: Carroll Preston Teague, a longtime teacher and administrator in the Pasadena school district and superintendent with the Harris County Department of Education, has died after a lengthy illness. He was 88.
Teague, for whom a Pasadena elementary school was named in 1992, died Feb. 22 at Methodist Hospital. He recently had undergone heart surgery, said Pat Rogers, principal of Teague Elementary.
Teague was born Sept. 30, 1913, in the Grimes County town of Richards, to Clem Boyd Teague and Mattie Amanda Teague. A school in the Aldine district was named in honor of his mother.
He graduated from Jeff Davis High School in Houston and earned a bachelor's degree from Sam Houston State University. He later received a master's degree from the University of Houston.
After starting his teaching career in the Aldine school district, Teague moved to the Pasadena district in 1937 to teach at Jackson Intermediate School. In 1940, he became a teacher and football coach at Pasadena High School.
Teague later served as principal at Golden Acres Elementary and South Houston Intermediate before becoming the first principal of South Houston High School when it opened in 1957.
In 1962, he took a position in the district's central administration office as the assistant superintendent for secondary schools. He retired from the Pasadena district in 1967 and was chosen as superintendent for the county Department of Education, a position he held through 1977.
"Mr. Teague was an extraordinary individual whose actions, ideals and life stand as an outstanding example of dedicated service to others," Rogers said. "His service includes not only a distinguished career in education, but as a leader in church, charity and civic activities. He will be sorely missed."
Teague was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Pasadena and was an active member of Pasadena's First United Methodist Church for more than 50 years.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Annie Dale Teague; a daughter, Jo Martin of Pasadena; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, 1062 Fairmont Parkway. Visitation for family and friends will follow in the fellowship hall.
- Last Edited: 18 May 2015
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