Andrew Young facts for kids
Young in June 1977
|14th United States Ambassador to the United Nations|
January 30, 1977 – September 23, 1979
|Preceded by||William Scranton|
|Succeeded by||Donald McHenry|
|55th Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia|
|Preceded by||Maynard Jackson|
|Succeeded by||Maynard Jackson|
|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
March 12, 1932
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Jean Young (deceased), Carolyn M. Young|
|Alma mater||Dillard University
|Profession||Pastor and politician|
He served as President of the National Council of Churches USA, and was a member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. He was a supporter and friend of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Andrew Young at the LBJ Presidential Library in 2013
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