Edward Boland (October 1, 1911 - November 4, 2001) was a politician from the state of Massachusetts.
Boland was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Boston College. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1939-40, and Hampden County Register of Deeds in 1941-52. He also served in the United States Army during World War II. Boland was elected to the House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1952. Boland's most famous work as a Congressman was the 1982 Boland Amendment, which blocked further funding of the Contras in Nicaragua after the CIA had supervised acts of sabotage without notifying Congress. Boland lived in an apartment with Tip O'Neill until 1977 and he married at the age of 62, fathering four children. Boland retired from the House in 1989.