Young, Clement Calhoun, 1869-1947.

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Clement Calhoun Young was born in New Hampshire on April 28, 1869, and moved to California with his family the following year. He taught at Lowell High School in San Francisco, serving as head of the English Department and becoming the author of a textbook on English. In 1902 he married Lyla J. Vincent in San Francisco. He resigned from school work in 1906 and went into real estate development. He served in the California State Assembly as speaker and, in 1918, was elected Lieutenant Governor. As a Republican, he was elected Governor of California in 1926. He had two daughters, Barbara and Lucy. He died on December 24, 1947 at age 78 in his home in Berkeley.

From the guide to the C. C. Young Newspaper Clippings, 1926-1929, (California State Library)

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referencedIn Meyer Lissner Papers, 1903-1923 (inclusive), 1910-1920 (bulk) Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Young, Clement Calhoun, 1869-1947. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1928. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Neumiller (Charles L.) Political Papers, 1913-1932 University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
creatorOf Stetson, John Walter, 1871-1919. John Walter Stetson papers, 1912. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Samish, Arthur. Scrapbook on re-election of C.C. Young for Governor of California, 1930. California Historical Society
referencedIn Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982. The Elmer E. Robinson manuscript collection of American history and government, 1764-1944. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Records of the California State Parks Council Bancroft Library
creatorOf Young, Clement Calhoun, 1869-1947. Clement Calhoun Young papers, 1885-1948. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf C. C. Young Newspaper Clippings, 1926-1929 California State Library
referencedIn Lissner, Meyer, b. 1871. Meyer Lissner papers, 1903-1923 (bulk 1910-1920). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Duncan McPherson person
associatedWith Eckener, Hugo, 1868-1954. person
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associatedWith Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982. person
associatedWith Samish, Arthur. person
associatedWith Stetson, John Walter, 1871-1919. person
associatedWith University of California (1868-1952) corporateBody
associatedWith Whitney, Anita, 1897-1955 person
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Birth 1869

Death 1947

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