YOUNG, John Wesley, lawyer, son of Josiah Carothers and Mary (Kinter) Young, was born October 11, 1846, at Rockville, Dauphin county, Pa. He was educated in the public schools of Harrisburg, read law in the office of David Fleming, and was admitted to the Dauphin county bar January 21, 1868. From 1871 to 1874 he was clerk to the county commissioners, and from 1877 to 1883 solicitor of the county of Dauphin. He was chosen as a member of the board of school control in 1876; was president of that body from 1877 to 1882 continuously, and in 1886 was elected secretary of the same. He was a member of Robert Burns Lodge, No. 68, I. O. O. F. He was married, November 1, 1871, to Miss Carrie M. Peters, daughter of Benjamin S. Peters, of Harrisburg. There children were: Clara P. and B. Frank. In politics Mr. Young was a Republican,
and attended the Zion Lutheran church, in which he was formerly a deacon.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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