John Andrew Young

John Andrew Young

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Andrew Young (November 10, 1916 - January 22, 2002) was an Democratic politician from Texas who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1957 to 1979. Born in Corpus Christi, Texas, Young attended Incarnate Word Academy and Corpus Christi College-Academy. He earned his B.A. at St. Edward's University in 1937 and his L.L.B from the University of Texas School of Law in 1940. After starting his career as a lawyer, he served in the United States Navy from 1941 to 1945. Young served as a lawyer for Nueces County, Texas in various positions, as assistant county attorney in 1946, assistant district attorney from 1947 to 1950, county attorney from 1951 to 1952 and county judge from 1953 to 1956. He ran successfully as a Democrat for the U.S. House of Representatives in 1956, defeating incumbent John J. Bell in the primary election and winning the general election. He took seat in 1957 and was reelected ten times.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136675765
  • 9786136675763