Andrew Young

U.S. Congressperson

1932 –

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Who is Andrew Young?

Andrew Jackson Young is an American politician, diplomat, activist and pastor from Georgia. He has served as the Mayor of Atlanta, a Congressman from Georgia's 5th congressional district, and United States Ambassador to the United Nations. He served as President of the National Council of Churches USA, was a member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, and was a supporter and friend of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Since leaving political office in 1989, Young has founded or served in a large number of organizations founded on public policy, political lobbying and international relations, with a special focus on Africa.

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Born
Mar 12, 1932
New Orleans
Also known as
  • andrew_young
  • Andrew Jackson Young, Jr.
  • Ambassador Andrew Young
  • Dr. Andrew Young
  • Mayor Andrew Young
  • Rev. Andrew Young
  • Young
  • Andrew
Parents
Spouses
Religion
  • United Church of Christ
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Howard University
  • Dillard University
  • Hartford Seminary
Lived in
  • Atlanta

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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