By:  Turner                                            S.R. No. 396
    1-1                           SENATE RESOLUTION
    1-2        WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
    1-3  recognize Jerry Teague who has recently retired from the position
    1-4  of manager of GTE's Crockett operations after 31 years in the
    1-5  telephone industry; and
    1-6        WHEREAS, This distinguished gentleman attended Howard Payne
    1-7  University and earned a degree in business management from Tarleton
    1-8  State University; he has also participated in special postgraduate
    1-9  business seminars; and
   1-10        WHEREAS, Mr. Teague accepted a position with GTE in 1963 as
   1-11  a field engineer in Irving and became a test and dispatch foreman
   1-12  and a test and assignment superintendent; and
   1-13        WHEREAS, In 1972, he joined Contel of Texas and in 1980
   1-14  was named district manager for customer service in Crockett; as
   1-15  manager he was responsible for operations covering 78 communities
   1-16  and about 140,000 customers; and
   1-17        WHEREAS, Mr. Teague says he will enjoy a slower pace of
   1-18  life for a while, but then he intends to get involved in the
   1-19  telecommunications industry that fascinates him due to the pace
   1-20  of technological changes taking place; and
   1-21        WHEREAS, Throughout his career, Jerry Teague has enjoyed the
   1-22  love and support of his charming wife, Judy, and their daughter,
   1-23  Athie; and
    2-1        WHEREAS, He has been active in community service and is
    2-2  a director of the Houston County Chamber of Commerce and
    2-3  vice-president of the Houston County Economic Development
    2-4  Commission; and
    2-5        WHEREAS, The varied and notable achievements of Jerry Teague
    2-6  have contributed greatly to the growth and progress of his community
    2-7  and state; now, therefore, be it
    2-8        RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas,
    2-9  74th Legislature, hereby congratulate Jerry Teague on his
   2-10  retirement from GTE; and, be it further
   2-11        RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for him
   2-12  as an expression of highest regard from the Texas Senate with best
   2-13  wishes for a rich and rewarding retirement.
   2-14                               ______________________________________
   2-15                                       President of the Senate
   2-16                                    I hereby certify that the above
   2-17                               Resolution was adopted by the Senate
   2-18                               on March 9, 1995.
   2-19                               ______________________________________
   2-20                                       Secretary of the Senate
   2-21                               ______________________________________
   2-22                                        Member, Texas Senate