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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).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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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.
North-east District secretary George Young said: "It's all bubbling up to an exciting finish.
George Young, who arrived for his shift as pilot of the aircraft on the morning of November 29, 2013, has given evidence to the fatal accident inquiry (FAI) into the disaster.
Calum Musik, Sandy Deans, Jason Williams and Bryan Stillie lost 28-17 to J Fernie, while James Brown, George Young, Gary Brown and Neil Solomon lost 23-18 and Danny McCormick finished 19-16 whilst Gary Craig lost 24-16.
George Young was diagnosed with Batten disease at three and is unlikely to live past his late teens.
George Young, 78, was locked up for nine years in February 2014 after he admitted a number of offences including indecent assault, gross indecency and serious sexual assault at Newcastle Crown Court.
George Young, another brother to Malcolm and Angus, died on Oct.
George Young, the legendary Australian songwriter, member of the band "The Easybeats," and producer for AC/DC - the band fronted by his brothers Angus and Malcolm Young - died Sunday at the age of 70.
AUSTRALIAN rock band AC/DC have paid tribute to "beloved brother and mentor" George Young, who has died.