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John Russell Young (1841–1899)

Young, John Russell. An American writer and journalist; born in Downingtown, PA, Nov. 20, 1841; died in Washington, Jan. 17, 1899. His journalistic career included service on the staffs of the New York Herald and Tribune. His most famous work is ‘Around the World with General Grant’ (2 vols., 1879); he also wrote numerous pamphlets on important subjects. In 1897 he was appointed by President McKinley Librarian of Congress, which office he held at his death.