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  Young, Clifton
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1953-01-01  
 
NameClifton Young
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Reno, Nevada , United States
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Born November 07, 1922
DiedApril 03, 2016 (93 years)
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Nov 07, 2019 09:08pm
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InfoFull name: Clarence Clifton Young

Representative from Nevada; born in Lovelock, Pershing County, Nev., November 7, 1922; attended the public schools of his native city; B.A., University of Nevada in Reno, 1943; during the Second World War served in the United States Army ground forces from May 1943 to October 1946, with twenty months’ overseas duty in the European Theater with the One Hundred and Third Infantry Division, and was discharged as a major; LL.B., Harvard Law School, 1949; was admitted to the Nevada bar in 1949 and commenced practice in Reno, Nev.; public administrator of Washoe County 1950-1952; State president of the Young Republicans of Nevada in 1952; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1950; delegate to each State convention since 1950; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-third and Eighty-fourth Congresses (January 3, 1953-January 3, 1957); was not a candidate for renomination in 1956 but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; engaged in the practice of law in Reno; member, Nevada State senate, 1966-1980; president, National Wildlife Federation, 1981-1983; elected associate justice of the Nevada Supreme Court for the six-year term beginning January 1985, chief justice, 1989-1990; is a resident of Reno, Nev.

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  11/03/1998 NV State Assembly 27 Lost 42.97% (-14.05%)
  11/06/1956 NV US Senate Lost 47.42% (-5.15%)
  11/02/1954 NV At-Large Won 54.51% (+9.02%)
  11/04/1952 NV At-Large Won 50.48% (+0.96%)
  09/02/1952 NV At-Large - R Primary Won 47.72% (+4.56%)
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