Donald Edwin Young (June 9, 1933 – March 18, 2022) was an American politician and educator who served as the U.S. representative for Alaska’s at-large congressional district from 1973 until his death.
Don was born on June 9, 1933, in Meridian, Sutter County, California. Young was said to have attended Yuba college where he earned an associate’s degree in education.
He was said to have served in the army from the year 1955 to 1957.
How Long Has Don Young Been Alaska Representative?
Don Young is said to have been the representative for Alaska from the year 1973 until his death. He served as the representative for Alaska for 49 years.
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|45th Dean of the United States House of Representatives|
December 5, 2017 – March 18, 2022
|Preceded by||John Conyers|
|Succeeded by||Hal Rogers|
|Chair of the House Transportation Committee|
January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2007
|Preceded by||Bud Shuster|
|Succeeded by||Jim Oberstar|
|Chair of the House Resources Committee|
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
March 6, 1973 – March 18, 2022
|Preceded by||Nick Begich|
|Member of the Alaska Senate
from the I district
January 11, 1971 – March 6, 1973
|Preceded by||Paul Haggland|
|Succeeded by||George Silides|
|Member of the Alaska House of Representatives
from the 16th district
January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1971
|Preceded by||Multi-member district|
|Succeeded by||Multi-member district|
|Mayor of Fort Yukon|
|Preceded by||Mardo Solomon|
|Succeeded by||Robert Mott|
Donald Edwin Young
June 9, 1933
|Died||March 18, 2022 (aged 88)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
(m. 1963; died 2009)
Anne Garland Walton
California State University, Chico (BA)
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1955–1957|
|Unit||41st Tank Battalion|