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Vaile Gilbert Young, American department store executive. member Executive Committee Downtown Long Beach Association, 1954-1964, president, 1954-1956; member Long Beach Junior League, 1961-1964, Long Beach Assistance League, 1962-1976, Long Beach Salvation Army, 1964, City of Hope, 1963-1964; member merchants council New York University School Retaling, 1962-1976.; Member California Retailers Association (director), Theta Delta Chi.

Background

Young, Vaile Gilbert was born on February 14, 1907 in Evansville, Indiana, United States. Son of William H. and Iva (Bedford) Young.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of California at Berkeley, 1930.

Career

; children—Carol (Mistress Robert W. Senske), Donald J. Married second, Marjorie Wise, May 29, 1958. Buying and administrative positions with Ransohoff’s, San Francisco, 1934-1935, Maison Mendessolle, San Francisco, 1935-1937, Raphael Weill Company, San Francisco and New York City, 1937-1942.

With Buffums Department Store, Long Beach, California, from 1942, general merchandise manager, vice president, 1952-1961. President general manager, from 1961, later chairman, chief Executive officer, director Director member Executive Committee Downtown Long Beach Association, 1954-1964, president, 1954-1956. 2d vice president Long Beach Chamber of Commerce., 1961, board directors, 1959-1961.

Director California Museum Science and Industry. Member Long Beach Junior League, 1961-1964, Long Beach Assistance League, 1962-1976, Long Beach Salvation Army, 1964, City of Hope, 1963-1964. Member merchants council New York University School Retaling, 1962-1976.

Membership

Member Executive Committee Downtown Long Beach Association, 1954-1964, president, 1954-1956. Member Long Beach Junior League, 1961-1964, Long Beach Assistance League, 1962-1976, Long Beach Salvation Army, 1964, City of Hope, 1963-1964. Member merchants council New York University School Retaling, 1962-1976.

Member California Retailers Association (director), Theta Delta Chi. Clubs: Rotary (president 1956-1957), Tuna, La Grulla Gun (Baja, Mexico).

Connections

Married Dorothy Barr, February 15, 1936 (deceased.; married second, Marjorie Wise, May 29, 1958. Children: Carol (Mistress.

father:
William H. Young

mother:
Iva (Bedford) Young

spouses:
Dorothy Barr

Marjorie Wise

child:
Carol (Mrs Young