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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.

Hiram Casey Young
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1881
Preceded byWilliam T. Avery
Succeeded byWilliam R. Moore
In office
March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
Preceded byWilliam R. Moore
Succeeded byZachary 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


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 16 April 2013.
  2. ^ "H. Casey Young". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
  3. ^ "H. Casey Young". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 16 April 2013.

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