Clarence Clifton “Cliff” Young was born on November 7, 1922, and died on April 3, 2016.
He was a United States congressman from Nevada.
Whilst he was a Republican, Clarence Clifton Young was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from the state’s at-large district in 1952 and re-elected in 1954.
Young was the winner of the Republican nomination for United States Senate in 1956 but was defeated by incumbent Democrat Alan Bible in a close race.
Later, Clarence served in the Nevada Senate from 1966 to 1980 and on the Nevada Supreme Court from 1985 to 2002, including a stint as chief justice (1989–1990).
Clarence Clifton Young also served as president of the National Wildlife Federation (1981–1983).
Clarence Clifton Young passed away at 93 yrs old in Reno, Nevada.