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William Albin Young


William Albin Young
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1899 – March 12, 1900
Preceded by Richard A. Wise
Succeeded by Richard A. Wise
In office
March 4, 1897 – April 26, 1898
Preceded by D. Gardiner Tyler
Succeeded by William A. Young
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
In office
1910 – 1912
Personal details
Born (1860-05-17)May 17, 1860
Norfolk, Virginia
Died March 12, 1928(1928-03-12) (aged 67)
Norfolk, Virginia
Political party Democratic
Profession businessman

William Albin Young (May 17, 1860 - March 12, 1928) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.

Born in Norfolk, Virginia, Young attended the public schools and St. Mary's Academy at Norfolk. He studied law, but abandoned it before obtaining a license and devoted himself to mercantile pursuits. He served as clerk of the circuit and corporation courts of the city of Norfolk for six years. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1892. Presented credentials as a Member-elect to the Fifty-fifth Congress and served from March 4, 1897, to April 26, 1898, when he was succeeded by Richard A. Wise, who contested his election. Presented credentials as a Member-elect to the Fifty-sixth Congress and served from March 4, 1899, to March 12, 1900, when he was again succeeded by Richard A. Wise, who contested his election. He engaged in the real estate business at Norfolk, where he died March 12, 1928. He was interred in St. Mary's Cemetery.

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Preceded by
Richard A. Wise
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 2nd congressional district

1899-1900
Succeeded by
Richard A. Wise
Preceded by
D. Gardiner Tyler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 2nd congressional district

1897 – 1898
Succeeded by
Richard A. Wise
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