YOUNG, William Singleton, (1790 - 1827)


YOUNG, William Singleton, (brother of Bryan Rust Young and uncle of John Young Brown), a Representative from Kentucky; born near Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky., April 10, 1790; studied medicine with Dr. Bemiss, of Bloomfield, and was graduated from the University of Louisville, Louisville, Ky.; commenced practice in Bloomfield, Nelson County, Ky.; moved to Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ky., in 1814 and continued the practice of law; elected to the Nineteenth Congress; reelected to the Twentieth Congress and served from March 4, 1825, until his death in Elizabethtown, September 20, 1827, before the assembling of the Twentieth Congress; interment in Elizabethtown Cemetery.