Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1963; Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1969.
Reporter,, Camden (New Jersey) Courier-Post, 1963-1964; associate editor, San Francisco Chronicle, 1969-1977; editor, public, San Francisco Chronicle, since 1977; treasurer, Chronicle Public Company, 1969-1977; president, Chronicle Public Company, since 1977.
Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1964-1967. Member American Newspaper Publications Association, Associated Press, American Society Newspaper Editors, American Press Institute, California Press Association, California Newspaper Publications Association, Sigma Delta Chi.
Son of Charles de Young and Barbara Mary (Tobin) T. Married Angelica Maria Reynal, September 30, 1972. Children: Charles de Young, II, Richard Reynal.
Stepchildren– Juan P. Withers, Simon Withers.