Clarence Clifton Young

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Clarence Clifton Young
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nevada's At-Large district
In office
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1957
Preceded by Walter S. Baring, Jr.
Succeeded by Walter S. Baring, Jr.
Member of the Nevada Senate
In office
Personal details
Born (1922-11-07)November 7, 1922
Lovelock, Nevada
Died April 3, 2016(2016-04-03) (aged 93)
Reno, Nevada
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jane
Profession Attorney

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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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Walter S. Baring, Jr.
United States House of Representatives, Nevada At-Large
Succeeded by
Walter S. Baring, Jr.