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YOUNG, Robert Anton, III

YOUNG, Robert Anton, III
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1923– 2007


YOUNG, Robert Anton, III, a Representative from Missouri; born in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Mo., November 22, 1923; attended the primary schools of Vinita Park, Mo.; graduated from Normandy High School, St. Louis, 1941; pipefitter; served in the United States Army, 1943-1945; member, Missouri state house of representatives, 1957-1961, senate, 1963-1976; delegate, Missouri State Democratic conventions, 1952-1976; delegate to nine Democratic National Conventions from 1960 to 1992; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1977-January 3, 1987); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1986; died on October 17, 2007, in St. Ann, St. Louis County, Mo.

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

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External Research Collections

University of Missouri-St. Louis
Western Historical Manuscript Collection-St. Louis

St. Louis, MO
Papers: 1974-1986, 1116 folders. The collection of Robert A. Young consists of his general files during his tenure as U.S. Representative. Their is little of a personal nature in the records, but mainly information collected to help the Congressman reach a decision on pending legislation. The records include correspondence, studies, reports, brochures, newsletters, press releases, newsclippings, and photographs A finding aid is available in the repository and online.

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

Norman, OK
Videocassette: 1984, 2 commercials on 1 videocassette. The commercials were used during Robert A. Young's campaign for the 1984 U.S. congressional election in District 2 of Missouri, Democratic Party.
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