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John Edward Young, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1961, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1973. Sheldon Traveling fellow, Harvard University, 1959-1960.


Young, John Edward was born on July 11, 1935 in Tulsa. Son of Russell Edward and Frances Lucille (Wetmore) Young.


Bachelor of Science with honors, California Institute of Technology, 1956. Bachelor of Laws magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1959.


Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York City, 1960-1967;partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York City, 1968-1995;resident partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, Paris, 1971-1973;resident partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, London, 1990-1995.


Trustee International Sculpture Center, 1997-2005, vice chairman, 2000-2004. Trustee Royal Oak Foundation, 1997-2002, chairman, 1999-2002. Governor American Crafts Museum, 1997-2000.

Trustee National Foundation for Advancement of the Arts, since 2003. Member Association Bar City New York, Century Association, Harvard Club of New York City, New York Yacht Club, Key Biscayne Yacht Club.


Married Mary Moore Nason, December 27, 1966. Children: Cynthia Nason Eberstadt, Abigail Brackett Moses.