Edward Faitoute Condict Young

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Edward Faitoute Condict Young
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Born (1835-01-25)January 25, 1835
Malapardis, New Jersey
Died December 6, 1908(1908-12-06) (aged 73)
Jersey City, New Jersey
Resting place Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery
Children Edward L. Young
Hattie Louise Young Smith
Parent(s) Eliza D.
Benjamin Franklin Young
Relatives John Youngs, ancestor

Edward Faitoute Condict Young (January 25, 1835 – December 6, 1908) or E.F.C. Young, was a banker, manufacturer and politician, who unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for Governor of New Jersey in 1892.[1] He was President of First National Bank in Jersey City until his death in 1908.[2]


He was elected the City Treasurer of Jersey City from 1865 to 1870, and was a Jersey City alderman from 1872 to 1873. In 1874, he was elected to the Hudson County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders and in 1876 became the first director-at-large. He was a member of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee over several years. In 1887, he was appointed to the Tax Adjustment Commission and in 1899 was appointed to the New Jersey Railroad for a four-year term.[1]


He was critically ill starting on July 11, 1908, and he died in Jersey City on Sunday, December 6, 1908.[2][3] He was buried in Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Edward Faitoute Condict Young, 1835-1908. Banker, Manufacturer, Politician". New Jersey City University. Retrieved 2007-08-26. Edward F.C. Young was Jersey City's wealthiest resident, preeminent financial leader and most influential political power broker at the end of the nineteenth century. He has been called the "father of Jersey City business" and was also considered one of New Jersey's most powerful figures in banking and manufacturing. 
  2. ^ a b "Banker E.F.C. Young Dead in 74th Year.". The New York Times. December 7, 1908. Retrieved 2007-08-21. He remained President of this bank up to the time of his death. 
  3. ^ "E.F.C. Young Critically Ill.". The New York Times. July 11, 1908. 
  4. ^ "Bayview-New York Bay Cemetery". New Jersey City University. Retrieved 2008-07-27.