Andrew Young facts for kids
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|55th Mayor of Atlanta|
January 4, 1982 – January 2, 1990
|Preceded by||Maynard Jackson|
|Succeeded by||Maynard Jackson|
|14th United States Ambassador to the United Nations|
January 30, 1977 – September 23, 1979
|Preceded by||William Scranton|
|Succeeded by||Donald McHenry|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 5th district
January 3, 1973 – January 29, 1977
|Preceded by||Fletcher Thompson|
|Succeeded by||Wyche Fowler|
Andrew Jackson Young Jr.
March 12, 1932
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Jean Childs (died 1994)
Carolyn McClain (1996–present)
Howard University (BS)
Hartford Seminary (BDiv)
He served as President of the National Council of Churches USA, and was a member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) during the Civil Rights Movement. He was a supporter and friend of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Ambassador Young, calling from New York City on an STU-I secure phone during the Egypt–Israel peace talks. (NSA museum)
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