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Neil YoungRoster ID 4548
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1899|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Neil Young, Class of 1899: Genealogy: Born- May 15, 1878 in Mouth of Wilson, Grayson Co. Va. Father- Dr. Rush Floyd Young of Grayson Co. Va.; Mother- Nancy Josephine Cole of Smythe Co. Va. Pat. Grandfather- Wiley Gordon Young of Grayson Co. Va.; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Greear of Grant, Va. Mat. Grandfather- Josiah Beattle Cole of Washington Co. Va.; Mat. Grandmother- Sallie Spurlock Brown of Smythe Co. Va. Married- On Nov. 25, 1908 to Laura Edith Rinehart, daughter of Edward Everett Rinehart of Pittsburgh, Pa. (His obituary listed his wife as Lillian Glenn Young. May have been a second marriage) Children- 1- Rush Floyd Young b. Aug. 2, 1910; 2- Robert Rinehart Young b. Aug. 18, 1913; 3- Eileen Virginia Young b. Feb. 15, 1915, married R. H. Van Ormer. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 3, 1895; Graduated- Sept 1, 1899 standing 20th in a class of 34. Military Record: Member of Electrical Division of War Industry Board, Council of Defense 1917-1918 during World War I. Careers: Communal Engineer with Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co., East Pittsburgh, Pa. Retired in 1946. Moved to St. Petersburg, Fla. in 1948. Died- Jan. 6, 1957 in St. Petersburg, Fla.|