Born on March 6th 1943 in Valentine Nebraska, Tedd grew up in Todd County, South Dakota and graduated from Todd County High School in 1961. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Mary Joell and they have three grown children.
Graduated from Southern State Teachers College in Springfield, South Dakota with a B.S.E. with a major in math and a minor in physics in 1965.
Tedd taught school until 1975 and has been in business for himself since that time.
Representative, Iowa State House of Representatives, 2012-present