Herbert Lee Young (1920 - 2000)

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Humboldt, Richardson County, Nebraska

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Father: Ray Cyrus Cortland Young
Mother: Lina Ellen (Rush) Young

Wife: Genevieve Mae (Ulmer) Young
Children with Genevieve: Ray Nelson Young, Wayne Cortland Young, and Charles Young

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He graduated from Moundsville High School in 1938.

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In September 1942, Herbert Young was inducted into the Medical Corps with the 8th Air Force Command of the Army. He took his basic training at Camp Robinson, Arkansas. Herbert was sent to Drew Field, near Tampa Florida, for an 8 week training course after basic training in 1943. This was with the medical detachment to prepare to be a medical technician. He learned anatomy, basic medicine, emergency treatment, psychology, and field sanitation. He received a grade of excellent.After his initial training, Herbert first served here, at Burtonwood Airfield near Warrington, Cheshire, England, and was later transferred to the 9th Air Defense Command in London. From March 1943 through September 1944, Herbert served as a medical technician. After serving 18 months as a medical technician, Herbert then served as a clerk typist with the Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, 9th Air Defense Command in Europe. He typed medical department reports and statistical reports in the command surgeons office. It was recorded that he typed 40 words per minute. Herbert served in this position for 16 months, from September 1944 until December of 1945.Herbert was serving in Paris, France, on V-E Day, May 8th, 1945. He was then transferred to Bad Nustate, Germany, where he was stationed on V-J Day, August 14, 1945.

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1920 - In the year that Herbert Lee Young was born, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

1924 - When he was just 4 years old, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

1976 - At the age of 56 years old, Herbert was alive when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

1977 - Herbert was 57 years old when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

1982 - Herbert was 62 years old when on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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Herbert Lee Young, son of Ray C. and Lina Rush Young, was born November 8,1920 in Glendale, West Virginia. He died July 26, 2000 at Nemaha County Hospital, Auburn, Nebraska. He graduated from Moundsville High School in 1938. He was active in 4-H clubs from boyhood, becoming a 4-H All Star and attending the 1939 National 4-H Club Congress in Chicago. There after he served as Counselor at summer camps in June and September at Jackson Mill, West Virginia until he was no longer able to drive following a stroke in 1986. That year he received an award for his service to 4-H clubs in West Virginia.In September 1942, Herbert Young was inducted into the Medical Corps with the 8th Air Force Command of the Army. He took his basic training at Camp Robinson, Arkansas. Herbert was sent to Drew Field, near Tampa Florida, for an 8 week training course after basic training in 1943. This was with the medical detachment to prepare to be a medical technician. He learned anatomy, basic medicine, emergency treatment, psychology, and field sanitation. He received a grade of excellent.After his initial training, Herbert first served here, at Burtonwood Airfield near Warrington, Cheshire, England, and was later transferred to the 9th Air Defense Command in London. From March 1943 through September 1944, Herbert served as a medical technician. After serving 18 months as a medical technician, Herbert then served as a clerk typist with the Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, 9th Air Defense Command in Europe. He typed medical department reports and statistical reports in the command surgeons office. It was recorded that he typed 40 words per minute. Herbert served in this position for 16 months, from September 1944 until December of 1945.Herbert was serving in Paris, France, on V-E Day, May 8th, 1945. He was then transferred to Bad Nustate, Germany, where he was stationed on V-J Day, August 14, 1945. On September 13, 1946 he married Genevieve Ulmer at his parents home in Washington D.C. They met in Congress Heights Baptist Church where they were members.

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