Biography of Dr. Wayne E. Young
North Central Ohio Biographies

Wayne E. Young, M. D. Among the capable physicians and surgeons of Richland County is Doctor Wayne E. Young, who has offices in Mansfield. He was born at North Baltimore, Ohio, July 4, 1895, the son of Charles Isaac and Jeanette (Likes) Young.

Charles I. Young was born at Walnut Bend, Venango County, Pa., and his wife is a native of Mansfield. He was interested in the oil business early in life, and owned several wells at North Baltimore, Ohio. Later, he went to Pleasantville, Pa., and then became identified with the United States Water Well Department, being sent to Luzon Island in the Philippines, with headquarters at Manilla, as superintendent of the waterworks department. Mr. Young died there in 1917 His widow now lives in Mansfield. Mr. Young was a Republican, a member of the Lutheran Church, and belonged to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Two children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Young: Wayne E., the subject of this sketch; and Audyne, lives at Mansfield.

The boyhood of Wayne E. Young was spent at Pleasantville, Pa., where he received his early education. In 1913 he went to the Philippine Islands with his father and later returned via China, Japan, India, Spain, England and France, arriving in the United States in 1915. He spent the following two years at Grove City (Pa.) College, the next year at Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa., and in 1917 he entered the Eclectic Medical College, Cincinnati, Ohio, from which he received the degree of Doctor of Medicine in 1920. During the World War he had served in the Student Army Training Corps and was discharged with the rank of first lieutenant. Doctor Young spent 1920 in Cincinnati with the Lunkenheimer, Popcock & Valve Company, as an industrial surgeon, and in 1921 established his present practice in Mansfield. He has offices at 27 East Second Street.

Doctor Young is a Democrat. In 1921 he was appointed assistant coroner of Richland County, and served in that capacity for two years, being elected coroner in November, 1922. He was reelected in 1924 for a two year term. From 1922 until 1929 Doctor Young also served as township physician. He is an active member of the Richland County Medical Society, Ohio State Medical Society, American Medical Association, Eclectic Medical Society, and National Eclectic Medical Society.

Doctor Young is examining physician for the Fraternal Order of Eagles and Order of Owls. He is a member of the Coolridge Golf Club, and is one of the enthusiastic golfers of the city. Throughout his college career Doctor Young took an active part in athletics, being a member of the varsity football, basketball and track teams.

He holds the rank of major in the Medical Reserve Corps of the Aviation Department, 83rd Division.

History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1931

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