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
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
Preceded by Nick Begich
Succeeded by Vacant
Member of the Alaska Senate
from the I district
In office
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
In office
January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1971
Preceded by Multi-member district
Succeeded by Multi-member district
Mayor of Fort Yukon
In office
Preceded by Mardo Solomon
Succeeded by Robert Mott
Personal details
Donald Edwin Young

June 9, 1933
Meridian, California, U.S.

Died March 18, 2022 (aged 88)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Political party Republican
Lu Fredson

(m. 1963; died 2009)

Anne Garland Walton

(m. 2015)

Children 2
Education Yuba College
California State University, Chico (BA)
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service  United States Army
Years of service 1955–1957
Unit 41st Tank Battalion



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