Biography of Harry S. Young
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HARRY S. YOUNG
Harry S. Young, who is a member of the reputable law firm of Young, Hudson & Rabinowitz of San Francisco, with offices at 605 Market street, is a native of this city, his birth having occurred January 11, 1883. He is a son of Edward B. and Carrie (Stone) Young, both of whom are now deceased. Edward B. Young was also a member of the San Francisco bar and a counsellor of high position. He was born in Manchester, England, and came to California about the year 1873. He studied at the Hastings College of Law, after which he was admitted to the state bar, and in San Francisco engaged in practice until his death in 1911. His wife was born in New Orleans, and hey were married in San Francisco. Her father, Douglas Stone, in honor of whom the Douglas Stone school in San Francisco is named, was state superintendent of education in California, and was very prominent in educational affairs. Mrs. Young died in 1920.

Harry S. Young, who is one of two sons born to his parents, attended the grade and high schools, and next entered the University of California, where he studied for three years. He then took up the study of his chosen profession at the Hastings College of Law, and received therefrom his Bachelor of Laws degree in 1907, since which time he has been notably active before the bar of San Francisco. His firm now represents the Spring Valley Water Company, the Anglo-California Trust Company, the Richfield Oil Company (in northern California), the Central California Traction Railway, and a number of other large corporations. Mr Young belongs to the San Francisco, the California State, and the American Bar Associations.

In 1911, Mr. Young was united in marriage to Miss Helena Eggers, who was born in California and descended from one of the state's pioneer families. To them have been born four children, as follows: Edward Whitney, Harry S. Jr., Francesca, and John O. The family residence is at 2727 Pierce street in San Francisco.

Mr Young is a member of the Masonic fraternity, the Olympic Club, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Family Club, the Presidio Golf Club, and the Native Sons of the Golden West. Boating and golf and other forms of outdoor exercise afford him pleasurable recreation.

From:
The History of San Francisco, California
Lewis Francis Byington, Supervising Editor
Oscar Lewis, Associate Editor
The S. J. Clark Publishing Company
Chicago-San Francisco 1931


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