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Roy T. Yates (1895-1960) —
County, N.J.; Manhattan, New York
Born in Paterson, Passaic
County, N.J., August
member of New Jersey
Republican State Committee, 1925-27; member of New
Jersey state senate from Passaic County, 1928-31; resigned 1931.
Order Sons of America.
in the abdomen, on August 14, 1931, by Miss Ruth Cranmer, in her
apartment in Manhattan, New York; this incident led to the discovery
that Miss Cranmer, apparently his mistress,
had also received checks from the State of New Jersey; the New Jersey
State Senate Judiciary committee began an investigation
into whether Sen. Yates should be impeached;
but then he resigned.
Died, of a heart
ailment, in Doctors Hospital,
Manhattan, New York
County, N.Y., March 8,
1960 (age 64 years, 213
in Easton, Conn.
Married to Elsie Southrope.|
Fred William Yoos (1879-1940) —
also known as Fred W. Yoos —
of Akron, Summit
Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga
County, Ohio, January
Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; railroad
officer; rubber tire
worker; after serving as an organizer for the Ku Klux Klan, he
resigned, or was expelled, and announced in January 1923 that he
would expose corruption and "un-American prejudice" in the local Klan
organization; on January 18, police received an anonymous "tip off"
that Yoos was illegally carrying a
concealed weapon; he was searched,
and no weapon was found on his person, but a companion had a gun, and
Yoos was arrested
and held in jail for days until released; he continued to express
opposition to the Ku Klux Klan, but did not make the disclosures he
promised; Independent candidate for mayor of
Akron, Ohio, 1923.
ancestry. Member, Ku Klux
Died in Akron, Summit
County, Ohio, May 31,
1940 (age 61 years, 132
Interment at Rose
Hill Burial Park, Fairlawn, Ohio.
of Fred B. Yoos and Katie (Hurst) Yoos; married, October
24, 1900, to Hedwig 'Hattie' Wojahn.|
Joseph F. Young, Jr. (b. 1950) —
also known as Joe Young, Jr. —
of Detroit, Wayne
Born in Detroit, Wayne
County, Mich., November
Democrat. Member of Michigan
state house of representatives, 1979-94 (15th District 1979-92,
4th District 1993-94); member of Michigan
state senate 1st District, 1995-; defeated in primary, 1988.
ancestry. Member, NAACP; Knights
on July 21, 2000 on Interstate 96 near Howell, Michigan, and charged
guilty in September 2000 to impaired
to six months probation,
Still living as of 2000.
David Levy Yulee (1810-1886) —
also known as David Levy; "Father of Florida's
of St. Augustine, St. Johns
County, Fla.; Homosassa, Citrus
Born in St. Thomas, Virgin
Islands, June 12,
Republican. Lawyer; delegate
to Florida state constitutional convention from St. Johns County,
to U.S. Congress from Florida Territory, 1841-45; U.S.
Senator from Florida, 1845-51, 1855-61.
as a Confederate
at Fort Pulaski, Fla. for a time after the Civil War.
Died in New York, New York
County, N.Y., October
10, 1886 (age 76 years, 120
Interment at Oak
Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.