|Name Edgar Quine||Role Politician|
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Richard Edgar Quine (born Richard Edgar Quine on 16 August 1934) is a Manx politician. After serving in the Hong Kong Police Force, he was elected to the House of Keys in 1986, where he represented Ayre until 2004.
He was a staunch opponent of the Isle of Man's decision to decriminalise homosexual acts in 1991, following pressure from the British government. He famously said: "Dress it up as we will, we are still talking about the unnatural, offensive, and abominable act of buggery."
He also serves as President of Ayre United F.C.
He married his wife Ann in Hong Kong on 15 July 1959. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2009.
On democracy in relation to the Isle of Man (October 2005): http://www.positiveactiongroup.org/Edgar_Quine_Peel_Cathedral_lecture.pdf