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History educator

John Lane Young, American history educator. President fellow Columbia University, New York City, 1966. Trustee A.J. Muste Memorial Institute, New York City, 1981-1984; trustee New York Quarterly meeting, New York City, since 1991, clerk, since 1994; board directors Friends Seminary, New York City, since 1990. Member Union Concerned Scientists, Planned Parenthood Federation, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (life).

Background

Young, John Lane was born on May 11, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Nelson and Eva Elda (Lane) Young.

Education

Bachelor, University Texas, 1951. Data Base, University Chicago, 1954. Master of Science in Library.

Science, Columbia University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1970.

Career

Reformed library, Union Theological Seminary, New York City, 1961-1967;assistant and associate professor, Jersey City State College, since 1970. Director Humanities Media Center New Jersey, Jersey City, 1989-1993.

Membership

Trustee A.J. Muste Memorial Institute, New York City, 1981-1984. Trustee New York Quarterly meeting, New York City, since 1991, clerk, since 1994. Board directors Friends Seminary, New York City, since 1990.

Member Union Concerned Scientists, Planned Parenthood Federation, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: mountain climbing, gardening.

Connections

father:
Charles Nelson Young

mother:
Eva Elda (Lane) Young