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James Houston Young

James Houston Young, American counselor. Recipient Service award National Association Veterans Programs Administrators, 1989. President Junior Chamber of Commerce, Selma, 1971; board directors Selma/Dallas County American Red Cross, 1982-1985. Member Alabama Va Association (president 1987-1990), Track Coaches Association for Alabama High School Athletic Association (chair 1974-1977).

Background

Young, James Houston was born on July 18, 1945 in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. Son of Fred Grady and Nan Clare (Grantham) Young.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Livingston University, 1968. Master of Education, University Montevallo, 1974.

Career

Teacher, Beatrice (Alabama) High School, 1968-1969;salesman, Slone Office Machine Company, Selma, Alabama, 1969-1970;teacher, Lowndes Center High School, Mosses, Alabama, 1970-1971;teacher, coach, Selma High School, 1971-1979;counselor, Wallace Community College, Selma, since 1979.

Religion

The purpose of human existence is to love, worship, and serve God in thought, word, and deed, and, grounded in this relationship with God, to love and serve others.

Views

Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.

Membership

President Junior Chamber of Commerce, Selma, 1971. Board directors Selma/Dallas County American Red Cross, 1982-1985. Member Alabama Va Association (president 1987-1990), Track Coaches Association for Alabama High School Athletic Association (chair 1974-1977).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Jogging, biking, coin collecting/numismatics.

Connections

Married Merry Christine Bogrees, December 28, 1966. Children: Kristin Dawn, Jennifer Hope, Marianna Joy.

Politics

Christians should exercise vigorously their responsibilities to participate in the political process by registering to vote, educating themselves about the issues, and voting according to their biblical beliefs, convictions, and values.