Josiah Titus Young

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State Representative
01/13/1890 - 01/10/1892

Born in Johnson county, Indiana, Feb. 25, 1831. In 1846, with his parents, he came to Iowa, settling in Kishkekosh, now Monroe county. In 1860 and '61 he was engaged in publishing the Monroe County Sentinel, which advocated the election of Stephen A. Douglas to the presidency. Mr. Young served for three years in the civil war. After the war he served for six years as Clerk of the District Court in Monroe county. In 1872 he was elected Secretary of State and was twice re-elected to the office. He served in the House of Representatives in the 23d General Assembly. For many years he had been engaged in the practice of the law. He was a leading citizen of Albia during all the years of his residence there.

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