George M. Young
|Presiding Judge of the United States Customs Court|
|Preceded by||Israel F. Fischer|
|Succeeded by||William Josiah Tilson|
|Judge of the United States Customs Court|
May 28, 1926 – May 27, 1932
|Appointed by||operation of law|
|Preceded by||Seat established by 44 Stat. 669|
|Succeeded by||William John Keefe|
|Member of the Board of General Appraisers|
May 24, 1924 – May 28, 1926
|Appointed by||Calvin Coolidge|
|Preceded by||Eugene Gano Hay|
|Succeeded by||Seat abolished|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from North Dakota's 2nd district
March 4, 1913 – September 2, 1924
|Preceded by||Henry Thomas Helgesen|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Hall|
George Morley Young
December 11, 1870
Lakelet, Ontario, Canada
|Died||May 27, 1932 (aged 61)|
New York City, New York
|Resting place||Woodbine Cemetery|
Valley City, North Dakota
|Education||University of Minnesota Law School (LL.B.)|
Early life and education
Young was born on December 11, 1870, in Lakelet, Ontario, Canada. While he was a boy, his family moved to the United States and settled in St. Charles, Michigan. He attended the public schools and received a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1894. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Valley City, North Dakota. He served as member of the board of aldermen for Valley City from 1898 to 1899. He served as member of the North Dakota House of Representatives from 1900 to 1902. He served in the North Dakota Senate from 1904 to 1908 and was President pro Tempore during the entire term.
Young was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives of the 63rd United States Congress and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1913, to September 2, 1924, when he resigned to accept a judicial position.
Federal Judicial Service
Young was nominated by President Calvin Coolidge on May 19, 1924, to serve as a Member of the Board of General Appraisers, to the seat vacated by Member Eugene Gano Hay. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 23, 1924, and received his commission on May 24, 1924. Young was reassigned by operation of law to serve as an Associate Justice (Judge from June 17, 1930) of the United States Customs Court on May 28, 1926, to a new seat authorized by 44 Stat. 669. He served as Presiding Judge in 1932. His service terminated on May 27, 1932, due to his death in New York City, New York. He was succeeded by Judge William John Keefe. He was interred in Woodbine Cemetery in Valley City.
This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.
- "George M. Young". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- George Morley Young at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Henry Thomas Helgesen
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Dakota's 2nd congressional district
Eugene Gano Hay
| Member of the Board of General Appraisers
Seat established by 44 Stat. 669
| Judge of the United States Customs Court
William John Keefe
Israel F. Fischer
| Presiding Judge of the United States Customs Court
William Josiah Tilson