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Young, A to B

YOUNG (Soundex Y520) — See also DEYOUNG, GUYON, YANG, YENGE, YEUNG, YING, YONGE, YONGUE, YOUN, YOUNG-FOLEY, YOUNGBERG, YOUNGDAHL, YOUNGER, YOUNGERS, YOUNGES, YOUNGGREN, YOUNGHANS, YOUNGLOOD, YOUNGLOVE, YOUNGMAN, YOUNGS, YOUNGUE, YOUNGUIST.

  Young, A. A., Jr. — of Jewett City, Griswold, New London County, Conn. Warden (borough president) of Jewett City, Connecticut, 1896-97. Burial location unknown.
  Young, A. F. (b. 1882) — of Wellsburg, Brooke County, W.Va. Born in Lynn Camp, Marshall County, W.Va., August 29, 1882. Democrat. School teacher; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Brooke County, 1949-50. Protestant. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Young, A. G. — of Jasper County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jasper County 2nd District, 1933-34. Burial location unknown.
  Young, A. H. — of Petaluma, Sonoma County, Calif. Mayor of Petaluma, Calif., 1919-23. Burial location unknown.
  Young, A. J. — of Greenfield, Dade County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1912; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Young, A. L. — of Gibbon, Sibley County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Young, A. P. — of Romulus, Wayne County, Mich. Postmaster at Romulus, Mich., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Young, A. R. — of Calaveras County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 13th District, 1869-71. Burial location unknown.
  Young, A. V. — of Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Big Rapids, Mich.; elected 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Abner — of Danielsonville (now Danielson), Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Warden (borough president) of Danielsonville, Connecticut, 1867-68. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Adam R. — of Summersville, Nicholas County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates 41st District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Young, Addison See J. Addison Young
  Young, Adelbert G. — of Aurora, Adams County, Colo. Republican. Postmaster at Aurora, Colo., 1908-09. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Al — of Oregon. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Young, Albert — of Niagara County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Niagara County 2nd District, 1922, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Albert See Hyman Albert Young
  Young, Albert J. — of California. Member of California state assembly 15th District, 1877-80. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Alden W. — Prohibition candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Alexander — of Cape May County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cape May County, 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Alfred — of Windham, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Windham, 1825-26. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Alfred I. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Democrat. Postmaster at Columbus, Ga., 1949-53 (acting, 1949-52). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Allan C. — of Devils Lake, Ramsey County, N.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Young, Allen D. — of Waukesha County, Wis. Circuit judge in Wisconsin 22nd Circuit, 1954-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Allie — of Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 74th District, 1973. Female. Still living as of 1973.
  Young, Allie W. — of Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, Ky.; Morehead, Rowan County, Ky. Democrat. Kentucky Democratic state chair, 1900-06; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1912 (member, Credentials Committee; speaker), 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Almarin — of Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y. Postmaster at Amsterdam, N.Y., 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Alonzo — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Alonzo F. — of Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1956, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Andrea I. — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Young, Andrew — of East Thompson, Thompson, Windham County, Conn. Postmaster at East Thompson, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Andrew — Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Young, Andrew D. — of Montgomery County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Montgomery County, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Young, Andrew H. — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Born in New Hampshire. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for New Hampshire, 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Andrew Jackson, Jr. (b. 1932) — also known as Andy Young — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., March 12, 1932. Democrat. Ordained minister; one of the founders of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1957; close advisor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. until his assassination; U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1973-77; defeated, 1970; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1977-79; mayor of Atlanta, Ga., 1982-90; candidate in primary for Governor of Georgia, 1990. United Church of Christ. African ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Freemasons. Received the Spingarn Medal in 1978; received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1981. Still living as of 2014.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Jackson Young and Daisy (Fuller) Young; married 1954 to Jean Childs (died 1994); married, March 24, 1996, to Carolyn Watson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Young, Andrew W. — of Wyoming County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Wyoming County, 1845-46. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Andy See Andrew Jackson Young, Jr.
  Young, Angela — of DeWitt, Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Young, Anna C. — Green. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alaska at-large, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Young, Antionette — also known as Toni Young — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Young, Antoinette R. — of Illinois. Socialist. Candidate for University of Illinois trustee, 1918. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Archer L. — of Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Coal dealer; mayor of Albion, Mich., 1921-24. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Archibald B. — of California. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 20th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Archie — of Buffalo, Johnson County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Art — of Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 72nd District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Young, Arthur D. — of Lewistown, Fulton County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Arthur M. — of Allegan County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Allegan County, 1954; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Arthur Rutledge — of Charleston County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Charleston County, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Ash — of Kirksville, Adair County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Young, Ashbel J. — of Rochester, Strafford County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Rochester 3rd Ward; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Augustus (1784-1857) — of Vermont. Born in Vermont, 1784. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Vermont 4th District, 1841-43. Died in 1857 (age about 73 years). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, Vt.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Young, Austin H. — of Prescott, Pierce County, Wis. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Young, B. Loring See Benjamin Loring Young
  Young, Balbina A. — of Rhode Island. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Young, Barbara — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Young, Bard See Barden L. Young
  Young, Barden L. — also known as Bard Young — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Southgate, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984 (alternate). Still living as of 1984.
  Young, Becky — of Sunset Beach, Brunswick County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Young, Benjamin — of Missouri. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 13th District, 1845-46. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Benjamin — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Postmaster at Covington, Ky., 1849-53. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Benjamin Loring — also known as B. Loring Young — of Weston, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1920 (alternate), 1928 (secretary, Credentials Committee); member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Thirteenth Middlesex District, 1921-24; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1921-23; candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Benona — of Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa. Democrat. Member of Iowa Democratic State Central Committee, 1949; vice-chair of Iowa Democratic Party, 1949; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1952. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Bernadine — of Greenville, Washington County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Young, Bernard — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Young, Bill See Charles William Young
  Young, Bob (born c.1948) — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Born about 1948. Republican. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War; mayor of Augusta, Ga., 1999-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2000, 2004; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 2000. Episcopalian. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Vietnam Veterans of America; Military Order of the World Wars. Still living as of 2004.
  Young, Bradford See L. Bradford Young
  Young, Brian J. — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Young, Brigham (1801-1877) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Whitingham, Windham County, Vt., June 1, 1801. Leader of the Mormon Church 1841-1877; Governor of Utah Territory, 1850-58. Mormon. Member, Freemasons. Died, of peritonitis and appendicitis, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, August 29, 1877 (age 76 years, 89 days). Interment at Mormon Pioneer Memorial, Salt Lake City, Utah; statue at Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Utah; statue at Heritage Plaza, St. George, Utah.
  Relatives: Father of Susa Young Gates (1856-1933).
  Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah, is named for him.  — The city of Brigham City, Utah, is named for him.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Young, Brigham — of Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1944 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Brigham H. — of Price, Carbon County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Bruce See C. Bruce Young
  Young, Bruce — of Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Bryan — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2016. Still living as of 2016.
  Young, Bryan Rust (1800-1882) — also known as Bryan R. Young — of Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ky. Born near Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky., January 14, 1800. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1845-47; defeated, 1857; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1858. Died May 14, 1882 (age 82 years, 120 days). Interment at Elizabethtown City Cemetery, Elizabethtown, Ky.
  Relatives: Brother of William Singleton Young; uncle of John Young Brown (1835-1904).
  Political family: Young-Brown family of Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Young, Burt — Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 49th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Young, Byrnes M. — of Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, La. Postmaster at Morgan City, La., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Young, Byron D. — of Nevada. Independent American candidate for U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Young, Byron P. — of Sterling, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Sterling; elected 1920. Burial location unknown.


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