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C. Clifton Young
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Nevada's At-Large district
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1957
|Preceded by||Walter S. Baring Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Walter S. Baring Jr.|
|Member of the Nevada Senate|
|Associate Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court (Seat D)|
|Preceded by||Noel E. Manoukian|
|Succeeded by||Mark Gibbons|
|Born||November 7, 1922|
|Died||April 3, 2016 (aged 93)|
A Republican, Young was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from the state's at-large district in 1952 and re-elected in 1954. He won the Republican nomination for the United States Senate in 1956 but was defeated by incumbent Democrat Alan Bible in a close race.
Young later served in the Nevada Senate, from 1966 to 1980, and on the Nevada Supreme Court from 1985 to 2002, including a stint as chief justice (1989–1990). He also served as president of the National Wildlife Federation (1981–1983). Young died in Reno, Nevada in 2016 at the age of 93.
- United States Congress. "Clarence Clifton Young (id: Y000032)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- A Guide to the C. Clifton Young (family) Papers, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno.
- A Guide to the C. Clifton Young (political) Papers, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno.