C. C. Young

Politician

1869 – 1947

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Who was C. C. Young?

Clement Calhoun Young was an American teacher and politician who was affiliated with the original Progressive Party and later the Republican Party. He was elected to five consecutive terms in the California State Assembly, serving from 1909 to 1919, then as the 28th lieutenant governor of California, holding that office from 1919 to 1927. On November 2, 1926, he was elected in a landslide victory as the 26th governor of California and served from 1927 to 1931. Young is considered to have been one of the last governors from the Progressive movement.

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Born
Apr 28, 1869
Lisbon
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Religion
  • Congregational church
Nationality
  • United States of America
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Died
Dec 24, 1947
Berkeley

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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