Don Young is an American politician and educator who served as the U.S. representative for Alaska’s at-large congressional district from 1973 until his death.

Born on June 9, 1933, in Meridian, California, United States of America, Don was said to have been the longest-serving member of Congress.

He was as well the last remaining member who had been in office since the Nixon Administration.

Young on December 5, 2017, got the chance to act as the 45th dean of the House of Representatives after the resignation of  John Conyers.

Young died in a concourse at Los Angeles International Airport on March 18, 2022, aged 88, while travelling to Alaska.

45th Dean of the United States House of Representatives
In office
December 5, 2017 – March 18, 2022
Preceded by John Conyers
Succeeded by Hal Rogers
Chair of the House Transportation Committee
In office
January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2007
Preceded by Bud Shuster
Succeeded by Jim Oberstar
Chair of the House Resources Committee
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2001
Preceded by George Miller
Succeeded by James V. Hansen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alaska’s at-large district
In office
March 6, 1973 – March 18, 2022

Don Young Wife: Who is Don Young’s Wife Anne Garland Walton?

Anne Garland is the second woman Don Young married after his first wife Lula who he married in 1963  died on August 1, 2009, at age 67.

Anne Garland was said to have married his husband Don Young on June 9, 2015. She was 76 years old at the time.

The wife of Young was said to be a flight nurse from Fairbanks.


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