Don Young

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Don Young
Don Young, official 115th Congress photo portrait.jpg
45th Dean of the United States House of Representatives
Assumed office
December 5, 2017
Preceded byJohn Conyers
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alaska's at-large district
Assumed office
March 6, 1973
Preceded byNick Begich
Chair of the House Transportation Committee
In office
January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2007
Preceded byBud Shuster
Succeeded byJim Oberstar
Chair of the House Resources Committee
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2001
Preceded byGeorge Miller
Succeeded byJames V. Hansen
Member of the Alaska Senate
from the I district
In office
January 11, 1971 – March 6, 1973
Preceded byPaul Haggland
Succeeded byGeorge Silides
Member of the Alaska House of Representatives
from the 16th district
In office
January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1971
Preceded byMulti-member district
Succeeded byMulti-member district
Mayor of Fort Yukon
In office
1964–1967
Preceded byMardo Solomon
Succeeded byRobert Mott
Personal details
Born
Donald Edwin Young

(1933-06-09) June 9, 1933 (age 86)
Meridian, California, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Lu Fredson
(m. 1963; died 2009)

Anne Garland Walton (m. 2015)
Children2
EducationYuba College
California State University, Chico (BA)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1955–1957
Unit41st Tank Battalion

Donald Edwin "Don" Young (born June 9, 1933) is an American politician. He is a member of the Republican Party who has served as the U.S. Representative for Alaska's at-large congressional district since March 1973.[1]

Young became Dean of the United States House of Representatives on December 5, 2017 after the resignation of John Conyers of Michigan.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Veterans in the US House of Representatives 109th Congress" (PDF). Navy League. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-06-26. Retrieved 2006-12-09.

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