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HUGH YOUNG


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1877 Representative Republican
 Counties   Tioga

Biography

12/14/1832 - 10/20/1912

YOUNG, Hugh, a Representative from Tioga County; born, December 14, 1832 in Killyleagh, County Down, Ireland; attended, Coudersport Academy; aide-de-camp,  lieutenant colonel, Pennsylvania Governor James Pollack (1854-1855); first lieutenant and quartermaster; Company F, 35th Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia (1863, Civil War); store clerk (1851); contributor, New York Herald (1855); journalist, New York Tribune (1856); elected, delegate, territory of Kansas, Republican National Convention (1856);  associate editor, Herald of Freedom, Lawrence, Ks. (1856-1857); bookkeeper (1858); editor, The Agitator, Wellsboro (1859-1862); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Wellsboro (1861-1865); bookseller; insurance agent; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1877 term; resigned from the House, May 15, 1877; presidential appointee, National Bank Examiner, United States Department of Treasury (1877-1909); elected, delegate, Pennsylvania, Republican National Convention (1888); special bank examiner, Pittsburgh (1891); temporary receiver, German National Bank (1898);  reorganized and president, Federal National Bank of Pittsburgh (1902-1908); reorganized and president, Tioga County Savings and Trust Company (1903-1911); died, October 20, 1912 in Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania; interred, Wellsboro Cemetery, Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.