J. Arthur Younger
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J. Arthur Younger
J. Arthur Younger
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 11th district

January 3, 1963 - June 20, 1967
John J. McFall
Pete McCloskey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 9th district

January 3, 1953 - January 3, 1963
Allan O. Hunter
Don Edwards
Personal details
Born
Jesse Arthur Younger

(1893-04-11)April 11, 1893
Albany, Oregon
DiedJune 20, 1967(1967-06-20) (aged 74)
Washington, D.C.
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceSan Mateo, California
Alma materUniversity of Washington
OccupationBanker
Military service
Branch/serviceWashington National Guard
Years of serviceAugust 1917-June 1919

Jesse Arthur Younger (April 11, 1893 - June 20, 1967) was a United States Representative from California. A member of the Republican Party, he was the first Representative from San Mateo County, California.

Born in Albany, Oregon, as an adolescent he moved to Kirkland, Washington, where he attended the public schools. Younger graduated from the University of Washington at Seattle in 1915. He was drafted during World War I, serving in the Washington National Guard, and then overseas serving with the Forty-eighth Coast Artillery Corps for ten months until June 1919 when he was discharged as a captain. He was employed at the Seattle Title Trust Co., from 1920-1930, where he was a manager, director and vice-president of the mortgage division. He subsequently became president of the Seattle Mortgage Loan Co. from 1930 to 1934.

He was elected to Congress in 1952, where he served until his death from leukemia in Washington, D.C. in 1967. He defeated William Keller in 1962 to retain his seat.

A principal thoroughfare in San Mateo County, State Route 92, was named in Younger's honor, as the "J. Arthur Younger Freeway".

See also

External links

  • United States Congress. "J. Arthur Younger (id: Y000060)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.




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