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Archivist ( hum: library)archivist

C. George Younkin, American Archivist ( hum: library)archivist. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1966, Order of Arrow, Boy Scouts American, 1966; public service award General Services Administration, 1967, special service award Federal Business Association, 1967, Cross and Flame award United Methodist Church and Boy Scouts American, 1988.


Younkin, C. George was born on October 13, 1910 in Great Bend, Kansas, United States. Son of Charles Franklin and Nannie Sylvia (Wilson) Younkin.


Student, Washburn University, 1932—1935. Student, Southeastern University, Washington, 1936—1937.


With United States Department Agriculture, Washington, 1935—1951, National Archives, Fort Worth, 1951—1975. Regional archivist Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, 1968—1975. Retired, 1975; president Southwest Archives Consultant, 1975—1998.

Archive consultant Kiowa History and Research Association, Carnegie, Oklahoma. Member council executive committee and historian Boy Scouts American, Fort Worth, 1975—1980. Member Governor's Advisory Committee Aged Tarrant County, 1976—1980, Tarrant County History Commission.

Trustee Church Good Shepherd, 1980—1983. President Senior Citizens Alliance Tarrant County, Inc., 1992—1994. Legislation chairman National Association Retired Federal Employees, Arlington, Texas, 1978—1993.

Member National Endowment of the Humanities, 1986—1994, American Indian Veterinary's Society North Texas, 1992—1998. Served United States Army, 1943-1945.


Member council Executive Committee and historian Boy Scouts American, Fort Worth, 1975-1980. Member Governor's Advisory Committee on Aged for Tarrant County, 1976-1980. Member Tarrant County History Commission.

Member National Endowment for Humanities, 1986-1994. Member American Indian Veterinary's Society North Texas, 1992^. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945.

Fellow Texas State Genealogical Society.


Married Ruth Ward, December 27, 1939 (deceased. Children: Karen (Mistress John R. Postma), Eleta (Mistress Stephen B. McElroy), Cheryl (Mistress Thomas R. Gamble), Chip G. With unites states department.

Charles Franklin Younkin

Nannie Sylvia (Wilson) Younkin

Ruth Ward

Karen Younkin (Mistress John R. Postma)

Eleta Younkin (Mistress Stephen B. McElroy)

Cheryl Younkin (Mistress Thomas R. Gamble)

Chip G. With United States Dept Younkin