from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Young, Andrew Jackson, Jr. Born 1932. American diplomat and politician. He served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (1977-1979) and as mayor of Atlanta (1981-1989).
- Young, Brigham 1801-1877. American religious leader who directed the Mormon Church after the assassination (1844) of its founder, Joseph Smith. He led an exodus of the Mormons from their troubled settlement in Illinois to the site of present-day Salt Lake City, Utah, where they established a permanent home for the church (1847).
- Young, Denton True Known as "Cy.” 1867-1955. American baseball player. A pitcher for 22 seasons, he won 511 games, including 76 shutouts and 3 no-hit games.
- Young, Edward 1683-1765. English poet known for his dramatic monologue Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality (1742-1745).
- Young, Lester Willis Known as "Pres.” 1909-1959. American jazz musician with an improvisational, influental tenor saxophone style.
- Young, Thomas 1773-1829. British physician, physicist, and Egyptologist who revived the wave theory of light and postulated the three-color theory of color vision. He also helped decipher the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone.
- Young, Whitney Moore, Jr. 1921-1971. American civil rights leader who was executive director of the National Urban League (1961-1971).
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- proper n. A British distinguishing surname for the younger of two people having the same given name.
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