James Young (Missouri politician)

James Young (May 11, 1800 – February 9, 1878) was an American politician. He was the Lieutenant Governor of Missouri from 1844 to 1848.[1] He also served in the Tennessee House of Representatives from 1831 to 1833, in the Missouri House of Representatives 1836 to 1838, and in the Missouri Senate from 1840 to 1844.[2]

James Young
7th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri
In office
November 20, 1844 – November 20, 1848
GovernorJohn C. Edwards
Preceded byMeredith Miles Marmaduke
Succeeded byThomas Lawson Price
Member of the Missouri Senate
In office
1840–1844
Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
In office
1836–1838
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
In office
1831–1833
Personal details
Born(1800-05-11)May 11, 1800
Hawkins County, Tennessee
DiedFebruary 9, 1878(1878-02-09) (aged 77)
Lexington, Missouri
Political partyDemocratic

He died at his home near Lexington, Missouri on February 9, 1878.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barns, Chancy Rufus; Conant, Alban Jasper; Switzler, William F.; Swallow, George Clinton; Campbell, Robert Allen; Harris, William Torrey (1877). "Great Cities and Towns of Missouri". The Commonwealth of Missouri: A Centennial Record. Bryan, Brand & Company. pp. 868–869. Retrieved April 2, 2020 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "James Young (1800-1878) | Hawkins County Genealogy & History".
  3. ^ "Death of Ex-Gov. James Young". The Lexington Intelligencer. February 16, 1878. p. 3. Retrieved April 2, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.