Clarence Clifton Young

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C. Clifton Young
Clarence Clifton Young.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nevada's At-Large district
In office
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1957
Preceded byWalter S. Baring Jr.
Succeeded byWalter S. Baring Jr.
Member of the Nevada Senate
In office
1966–1980
Associate Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court (Seat D)
In office
1985–2002
Preceded byNoel E. Manoukian
Succeeded byMark Gibbons
Personal details
Born(1922-11-07)November 7, 1922
Lovelock, Nevada
DiedApril 3, 2016(2016-04-03) (aged 93)
Reno, Nevada
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jane
ProfessionAttorney

Clarence Clifton "Cliff" Young (November 7, 1922 – April 3, 2016), known as C. Clifton Young, was a United States congressman from Nevada.

A Republican, Young was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from the state's at-large district in 1952 and re-elected in 1954. He won the Republican nomination for United States Senate in 1956 but was defeated by incumbent Democrat Alan Bible in a close race.

Young later served in the Nevada Senate from 1966 to 1980 and on the Nevada Supreme Court from 1985 to 2002, including a stint as chief justice (1989–1990). Young also served as president of the National Wildlife Federation (1981–1983). He died in Reno, Nevada in 2016 at the age of 93.[1]

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External links[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Clarence Clifton Young (id: Y000032)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • A Guide to the C. Clifton Young (family) Papers, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno.
  • A Guide to the C. Clifton Young (political) Papers, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Walter S. Baring Jr.
United States House of Representatives, Nevada At-Large
1953–1957
Succeeded by
Walter S. Baring Jr.