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YOUNG, Donald Edwin

YOUNG, Donald Edwin
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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YOUNG, Donald Edwin, A Representative from Alaska; born in Meridian, Sutter County, Calif., June 9, 1933; A.A., Yuba Junior College, Marysville, Calif., 1952; B.A., California State University, Chico, Calif., 1958; United States Army, 1955-1957; teacher; Mayor of Fort Yukon, Alaska, 1960-1968; riverboat captain, 1968-1972; member of the Fort Yukon, Alaska, city council, 1960-1968; member of the Alaska state house of representatives, 1966-1970; member of the Alaska state senate, 1970-1973; delegate, Alaska state Republican conventions, 1964, 1966, 1968, and 1972; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-third Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Nick Begich, and reelected to the twenty-four succeeding Congresses, and served until his death (March 6, 1973-March 18, 2022); chair, Committee on Resources (One Hundred Fourth through One Hundred Sixth Congresses); chair, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (One Hundred Seventh through One Hundred Ninth Congresses); died on March 18, 2022, while en route to Alaska; lay in state in National Statuary Hall, March 29, 2022.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videoreels, Videocassettes, and Sound Tape Reel: 1980-1990, 6 commercials on 2 videoreels, 26 commercials on 5 videocassettes, and 6 commercials on 1 sound tape reel. The commericals were used during Donald Edwin Young's campaigns for the 1980, 1984, 1986, 1988 and 1990 U.S. congressional elections in Alaska, Republican Party.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Kriz, Margaret. "Out of the Wilderness."National Journal 27 (April 9, 1995): 864-69.

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