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WAP2001103086 - 30 OCTOBER 2001 - WASHINGTON, D.C. USA: Representative Don Young (R-AK) of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee makes a point October 30, 2001 during a press conference on Capitol Hill outlining the "The Secure Transportation for America Act of 2001 bill. rw/Ricardo Watson. UPI
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Donald Edwin "Don" Young (born June 9, 1933) is the U.S. Representative for Alaska's At-large congressional district, serving since 1973. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Young is the 6th most senior U.S. Representative and the 2nd most senior Republican Representative, as well as the 2nd most senior Republican in Congress as a whole. Upon the defeat of Senator Ted Stevens, Young became the longest-serving member of the Alaska congressional delegation.

Young was born in Meridian, Sutter County, California. He earned an associate's degree in education from Yuba College in 1952 and a bachelor's degree from Chico State College in 1958. He served in the Army from 1955 to 1957.

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