Edward Lunn YOUNG, Congress, SC (1920)


YOUNG, Edward Lunn, a Representative from South Carolina; born in Florence, Florence County, S.C., September 7, 1920; attended the public schools; B.S., Clemson College, Clemson, S.C., 1941; United States Army Air Corps, fighter pilot in Southwest Pacific, 1942-1946; awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with nine oak leaf clusters; discharged as major in the Reserve; farmer; realator; member of the South Carolina state house of representatives, 1958-1960; delegate, South Carolina State Republican conventions, 1968, 1970; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1968; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-third Congress (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974, and for election to the Ninety-fifth Congress in 1976; unsuccessful candidate for election as Governor of South Carolina in 1978; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the Ninety-seventh Congress in 1980; is a resident of Florence, S.C.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present