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Don Young

Don Young
Personal data
Date of birthJune 09, 1933(age 83)
Place of birthMeridian, California
Political partyRepublican
SpouseLula (Fredson) Young, deceased August 1, 2009
ResidenceFort Yukon, Alaska
Alma materCalifornia State University, Chico
Occupationmariner, construction worker, miner, educator
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1955-1957
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alaska's At-large district
Assumed officeMarch 6, 1973
Preceded byNick Begich
Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
In office2001 - 2007
Succeeded byJim Oberstar
Preceded byBud Shuster
Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee
In office1995 - 2001
Succeeded byJames V. Hansen
Preceded byGeorge Miller
Member of the Alaska Senate from the I district
In officeJanuary 11, 1971 - March 6, 1973
Succeeded byGeorge C. Silides
Preceded byPaul B. Haggland
Member of the Alaska House of Representatives from the 16th district
In officeJanuary 23, 1967 - January 10, 1971
Member of the Fort Yukon City Council
In office1960 - 1968

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Donald Edwin "Don" Young (born June 9, 1933) is the U.S. Representative for , serving since 1973. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Young is the 6th most senior U.S. Representative and the 2nd most senior Republican Representative, as well as the 2nd most senior Republican in Congress as a whole. Upon the defeat of Senator Ted Stevens, Young became the senior member of the Alaska congressional delegation.

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