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Edward Redd

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Preceded by  David Butterfield
Nationality  American
Name  Edward Redd

Political party  Republican
Role  American Politician
Profession  Physician
Party  Republican Party
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Alma mater  Brigham Young University University of Utah School of Medicine
Residence  Logan, Utah, United States
Education  University of Utah School of Medicine, Brigham Young University

Edward H. Redd is an American politician and a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives representing District 4 since January 1, 2013.


Early life, education, and career

Redd was raised in Murray, Utah. He was educated in the Granite School District, participating in science and music and excelling in auto mechanics. Agriculture was a significant part of his childhood and adolescence. He started his own business doing custom plowing at the age of 11 continuing until leaving on a mission for the LDS church at the age of 19. After serving a mission to Southern Brazil, Ed continued his education at BYU, earning a degree in chemistry and graduating with honors.

After earning his undergraduate degree, Redd earned a medical degree at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He did his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University, again finishing with honors.

Redd then practiced internal medicine for 16 years in Logan before Bear River Health Department hired him as Deputy Director and medical officer where he oversees health issues for Cache, Box Elder, and Rich counties. In addition to his responsibilities at the health department, he has served as Chairman of the Cache Valley Air Quality Task Force, Medical Director of IHC Hospice, Cache Valley Region, and emergency department physician at Logan Regional Hospital. He has also shown his capabilities in other areas, farming wheat and other crops in Lewiston, Utah, for 14 years; owning and managing an apartment complex in Logan for ten years; continuing his interest and expertise in auto mechanics; participating as a leader in the Boy Scouts of America for 17 years; mentoring refugees; and raising four children with his wife of 32 years, Susan Jackson Redd.

Political career and election

2014 Redd ran unopposed in the primary and general election, winning the general election with 4,596 votes (100%).

2012 Redd challenged the incumbent David Butterfield in the Republican Primary Election, winning with 1,483 votes (58.8%) to Butterfield's 1,037 votes (41.2%). He faced Democrat Doug Thompson in the general election. Redd won with 8,107 votes (70.28%) to Thompson's 3,429 votes (29.72%).

During the 2016 General Session, Redd served on the Social Services Appropriations Subcommittee, the House Health and Human Services Committee, and the House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee.

Redd passed four of his twelve bills introduced in the 2016 General Session, giving him a 33.3% passage rate. He also floor sponsored SB0082S03 Child Welfare Modifications.


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