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F.L. Young Frank Lawson Young
Full Name: Frank Lawson Young
Date of birth: November 1870
Date of death: 1912

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 15 Jan 8, 1907 - Jul 29, 1907 30th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Henderson / Rusk   Rusk
(1) Young resigned 8/1/1907. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) "Young Resigns; Coming Here," Houston Post, 8/1/1907, p. 7, crediting the UNT Libraries. "Representative F.L. Young of Henderson, Rusk County, has tendered his resignation to Governor Campbell as a representative to the legislature because he will move to Houston. Mr. Young has moved to Houston and has a position in the executive department of the England Piano and Organ company." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) Resignation date 7/29/1907. "Young Has Resigned," Houston Post, 8/16/1907, p. 16, crediting the UNT Libraries. Letter from Governor Campbell to Hon. "P.L. Young" on 8/6/1907 acknowledging receipt of Young's letter of resignation dated July 29. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Frank L. Young listed in 1912 Houston City Directory, same address as spouse Onita Young (Mrs. F.L.). Onita Young (widow of F.L.) listed in 1913 Houston City Directory. U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1880 - Frank L. Young, Madison County, age 13, born circa 1867 in Texas, mother Mary H. Young.
    Census of 1900 - Frank L. Young, Henderson, Rusk County, birth date November 1870, age 29, merchant dry goods, wife Onita, sons William S., Donald G., James B., and Julian, daughter Ruth.
    Marriage to Onita Branch 2/26/1890 in Walker County, Texas.
    Census of 1910 - Frank L. Young, Houston Ward 3, Harris County, age 41, born circa 1869, head of household, accountant/real estate. Onita B. Young, separate entry in Houston Ward 3, Harris County, but same location (house number 1517, Texas Avenue), wife, children William L., Donald G., James B., Ruth A., and Julian J.
    Census of 1920 - Mrs. Anita [Onita] Young, Houston Ward 3, Harris County, widowed, head of household, housekeeper, children Frank L., James B., and Julian J. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910 1910 1920 Texas Marriages, 1837-1973
  • Frank Lawson Young, father of Ruth Nelson and Julian Joplin Young, spouse Onita Branch. Mrs. Onita Young, widowed, death date 7/2/1947 in Houston, Harris County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976. Julian Joplin Young Onita Young Ruth Nelson
  • Frank Lawson Young, birth date 11/1/1865, died 1912, interment in Midway Cemetery, Midway, Madison County. No grave marker. Find a Grave.
  • Appointed receiver for England Piano and Organ Company in bankruptcy proceedings, "A Receiver is Appointed: F.L. Young Is Named by Judge Burns to Take Charge of England Piano and Organ Company," Houston Post, 1/3/1908, p. 8, crediting the UNT Libraries. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Brief vignettes on members of the 30th Legislature, "Kodaks by the Chaplain," Houston Post, 5/12/1907, p. 6, col. 6, crediting UNT Libraries. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Report of burglary case at the office of Hon. F.L. Young, former member of the 30th Legislature from Rusk County, Houston Post, 8/30/1907, p. 11. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, Frank Lawson Young and family, birth date 11/1/1867 in Midway, Madison County, Texas, "died in the 1910s at Houston." Genealogy of Captain Isaac Young. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - F.L. Young, postoffice Henderson, nativity Texas, age 37 (born circa 1870), merchant, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Frank Young buried with family of W.C. and Mary H. Young, Midway Cemetery, Madison County. No dates given. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. F.L. Young, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Banks and Banking  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Penitentiaries  

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