Young, George

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Young, George

(1870–1935) bibliophile, book collector; born near South Boston, Va. A son of former slaves, he worked for many years as a pullman porter—collecting, in his travels, a library of 9,000 books related to black history and culture (now in the New York Public Library).
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Sir George Young and his brothers James and Albert.
It would appear from the official account that they were threading their way down through those dangers from the closing in of twilight until two o'clock in the morning, or later, because the rescuing party from Chamonix reached the Grand Mulets about three in the morning and moved thence toward the scene of the disaster under the leadership of Sir George Young, "who had only just arrived.
Sir George Young tarried there but a few minutes, and then began the long and troublesome descent from the cabin to Chamonix.
George Young is one of the finest keepers Stirling Albion have ever had.
TEESSIDE youngster George Young insists he will never forget his outing at the All England Club after starring in front of former British No 1 Tim Henman as part of the HSBC Road to Wimbledon National 14 and Under Challenge Finals.
But the Cabinet remains dominated by toffs like Chancellor George Osborne, Chief Whip Sir George Young and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
Pensioner George Young has been jailed for sex offences
Harry Vanda and George Young (text) Love is in the Air Scholastic, 2013 unpaged $26.
A senior party source said that the Mid-Bedfordshire MP would remain suspended pending a meeting with chief whip Sir George Young, though it is not yet known when this will take place.
She sat between the Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary William Hague and heard the weekly discussion of Government business which included an update from the Chief Whip Sir George Young.
She denied she was having to have a meeting with Tory Chief Whip Sir George Young to explain her actions.
If she fails to come back to face the wrath of Sir George Young, the chief whip, she may miss Osborne's autumn statement on the economy and a crucial vote on the EU budget.