Young, George

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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RALLY Alan pictured at the Wishing Well pub, Burnhope WELL-ATTENDED Mourners at the funeral of classic car collector Alan Drummond-Jackson MUCH MISSED Best friends, from left, Philip Young, George Dalgarno and Alan Didsbury HOBBY Alan navigating on a run in September FITTING TRIBUTE TO A FRIEND Cars travel in convoy to the funeral service
Not toughs at all, but from the "typically straitened circumstances of the old London working class; George Young, George Salmon, and Jack Catlin all lived well into old age, enjoying successful careers and good health.
Richard Young, George Jardine, Douglas Horsfield and Don McKinley were all Liverpool-based artists, often influenced by others, who have been feted by their peers in the North but sometimes unjustly ignored elsewhere.
Dr Julien Khan, Dr Aamer Khan, Karne Gilmore and Stephen Gilmore; Katie Silvester, Andrew Madden, Jessie Fisher, John Overton, Judy Metcalfe, Sue Beardsmore, Martin Draper and Adrian Cutler; Rosemary Young, Bill Young, George Brown and Margaret Overton; Tom Byrne, Sue Byrne, John Gatehouse, Anita Gatehouse, Corrigan Lockett and Jan Lockett; Pete Ormerod, Linda Ormerod, Nick Oakley and Angela Oakley; Lynne Greave, Ian Greaves, Lesley Griffin and Andrew Griffin
Among those in attendance were Sir John Sparrow, Rodney Brack, Morag Gray, Angus Crichton-Miller, John Heaton, Richard Marriott, Christopher Sporborg, Christopher Foster, Sir Neville Macready, Kenneth Young, George Francis, Tim Nelligan, Geoff Stickels, Compton Hellyer, Lady Burnham, Dan Abbot, Sir Eric Parker and trainer Peter Harris.
He had as contributing editors some writers and artists who then or later were very prominent, including Floyd Dell, John Reed, Louis Untermeyer, Mary Heaton Vorse, Art Young, George Bellows, and Boardman Robinson.