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John William Youney

John William Youney, American lawyer. Bar: Maine 1980, Massachusetts 1980. Recipient Eagle Scout award Boy Scouts American, 1969.


  • Youney, John William was born on May 10, 1954 in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States. Son of William John and Christine (Zoulias) Youney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Resource Development, Michigan State University, 1975. Juris Doctor, Western New England College, 1980. Master of Laws in Taxation, Boston University, 1981.


    • Sole practice, Boston and Skowhegan, Maine, 1980-1981. Senior tax specialist Laventhol & Horwath, Tucson, 1981-1983. Manager Tax Computer Systems, Inc., 1984.

      Administrative law judge Office of Appeals State of Arizona, 1984-1989. Attorney Law Offices of Ron Cullenberg, Farmington, Maine, 1989-1990. Partner, principal Merrill, Hyde, Fortier & Youney, P.A., Skowhegan, since 1991.

      Business and tax consultant since 1980.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Maine 1980, Massachusetts 1980.


    Republican campaign coordinator, Augusta, Maine, 1976. Campaign manager Laos for Congress Committee, Tucson, 1982. Republican Committee member Skowhegan, 1972-1980, 89—.

    State committeeman Maine Republican State Commission, 1992-1998. Chairman assembly St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1986, Tucson, Arizona, parish council St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Bangor, Maine, 1991-1995. Member Maine Bar Association, Somerset County Bar Association, Michigan State University Alumni Club (advisor Tucson chapter, board governors), American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (warden 1985-1986, board governors 1986-1988), Masons, Lions (past president, District Cabinet since 1994, vice district governor 1998-1999, district governor 1999-2000, Doctor of Medicine Parlimentarian 2001-2007, United States of America/Canada Lions Leadership forum presenter, moderator and discussion leader.).


    • Married Karol A. Kish.
    • father: William John Youney
    • mother: Christine (Zoulias) Youney
    • spouse: Karol A. Kish.
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    Born March 10, 1954
    (age 63)