Samuel Hollingsworth YOUNG, Congress, IL (1922)


YOUNG, Samuel Hollingsworth, a Representative from Illinois; born in Casey, Clark County, Ill., December 26, 1922; graduated from Urbana High School, Urbana, Ill., 1940; LL.B., University of Illinois, 1947; J.D., University of Illinois Law School, 1948; served in the United States Army Paratroops, 1943-1946, attained the rank of captain; admitted to the Illinois bar in 1948 and commenced practice in Chicago with the S.E.C.; lawyer, private practice; instructor in economics, University of Illinois, 1947-1948, and business finance, Northwestern University, 1949-1950; securities commissioner of Illinois, 1953-1955; assistant secretary of State, 1955-1957; financial vice president, secretary, and treasurer, hospital supply company, 1965-1966; delegate, Illinois State Republican conventions, 1951-1973; 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; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Ninety-fifth Congress in 1976; is a resident of Glenview, Ill., and Marco Island, Fla.

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