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.
Personal details
Born (1922-11-07) November 7, 1922 (age 92)
Lovelock, Nevada
Political party Republican
Residence Reno
Profession Attorney

Clarence Clifton Young (born November 7, 1922) 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 and on the Nevada Supreme Court, including a stint as chief justice (1989–1990). Young also served as president of the National Wildlife Federation (1981–1983).


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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.