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Computer manufacturing company executive

Donald E. Young, American computer manufacturing company executive. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster, Air medal with 5 oak leaf clusters.


Young, Donald E. was born on July 23, 1920 in Pittsburgh. Son of William P. and Helen (Bollenberg) Young.


Bachelor, George Washington University, 1948. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1951.


Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1948-1949, with Office Special Investigations, 1951-1953. Assistant to president G.H. Packwood Company, 1953-1956. Assistant to vice president and treasurer, bank sales representative, regional bank manager Todd Company, 1956-1960.

With Unisys Corporation (merger Burroughs Corporation and Sperry Rand Corporation), Detroit, since 1960, vice president corporation communications, 1966-1976. Senior vice president Burroughs Corporation, 1976-1979, executive vice president, since 1980. Chairman board Systems Development Corporation, A Burroughs Company, Camarillo, California.

Director Michigan Bank Bank, Detroit, Blue Cross/Blue Shield Michigan.


Board directors Detroit Convention Bureau, Boys Club Metropolitan Detroit, Police Athletic League Detroit. Board governors National Invest-in-American, Greater Michigan Foundation. Member board members Michigan College Foundation.

Trustee Metropolitan Fund Detroit, Founders Society of Detroit Institute Arts, William Beaumont Hospital, Detroit, Detroit Renaissance. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1941-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Society Former Agents Federal Bureau of Investigation, Michigan Chamber of Commerce (charter), Computer and Business Equipment Manufacturers Association (director), Economic Club Detroit (vice president since 1975) Clubs: Adcraft (Detroit), Detroit (Detroit), Detroit Athletic (Detroit), Harvard Business School (Detroit).

Harvard (New York City). Bloomfield Hills Country (president director 1979).


Married Pauline Schloesser. Children: Leigh, Anna Dey, Lance.

William P. Young

Helen (Bollenberg) Young

Pauline Schloesser

Leigh Young

Anna Dey Young

Lance Young