Robert Dixon Young was a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Young was born in Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
They lived in Salt Lake City for about a year and then moved to Richfield, Utah. In 1891 Young was ordained a seventy by Francis M. Lyman. Young became president of the Sevier Stake, which was at that point coterminous with Sevier County, Utah, in 1910.
In 1921 the stake was divided into three, and Young continued as president of the Sevier Stake which was reduced to having only Richfield and such neighboring towns as Glenwood and Venice.
Foreign several years Young was connected with the operations of the Otter Creek Reservoir Company. Young was released as president of the Sevier Stake in 1933 when he was called to served as president of the Manti Temple.
He served in this position until 1943. Young served as president of the Salt Lake Temple from 1949 to 1953.