YOUNG, Charles William (Bill), (1930 - 2013)


Oil on canvas, Michael Del Priore, 2003 Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

YOUNG, Charles William (Bill), a Representative from Florida; born in Harmarville, Allegheny County, Pa., December 16, 1930; Army National Guard, 1948-1957; member of the Florida state senate, 1960-1970, and minority leader, 1966-1970; member, Florida Constitution Revision Commission, 1965-1967; delegate to Republican National Convention, 1968, 1972, 1976, and 1984; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-second and to the twenty-one succeeding Congresses; served until his death on October 18, 2013 (January 3, 1971-October 18, 2013); chair, Committee on Appropriations (One Hundred Sixth through One Hundred Eighth Congresses); died on October 18, 2013, in Bethesda, Md.