H. Casey Young
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H. Casey Young
Hiram Casey Young
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 10th district

March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1881
William T. Avery
William R. Moore

March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885
William R. Moore
Zachary Taylor
Personal details
Born(1828-12-14)December 14, 1828
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
DiedAugust 17, 1899(1899-08-17) (aged 70)
Memphis, Tennessee
Political partyDemocratic
Professionlawyer politician

Hiram Casey Young (December 14, 1828 - August 17, 1899) was an American lawyer and politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 10th congressional district of Tennessee.


Young was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in Tuscaloosa County. He moved with his parents to a farm near Byhalia, Mississippi in Marshall County in 1838. He attended the local schools, was tutored by his father, and also the Cavalry.[1]


Elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth, Forty-fifth, and Forty-sixth Congresses, Young served from March 4, 1875 to March 3, 1881, but was an unsuccessful candidate for re-election in 1880. However he was elected to the Forty-eighth, serving in that period from March 4, 1883 to March 3, 1885.[2] During this Forty-eighth Congress, he was the chairman of the United States House Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Interior. He was not a candidate for renomination, but resumed the practice of law.


Young died in Memphis, Tennessee on August 17, 1899, aged 70. He is interred at Elmwood Cemetery.[3]


  1. ^ "H. Casey Young". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ "H. Casey Young". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ "H. Casey Young". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2013.

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