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YARDLEY, HERBERT OSBORN: 1889--1958.

Herbert Osborn Yardley was born in Worthington, Ind., on April 13, 1889. He was the son of Robert Kirkbride and Emma Osborn Yardley. He attended high school in Worthington. He married Hazel Milam in 1914 and they had one son, Jack. Yardley began working for the U.S. Department of State in 1912 in the area of cryptographic codes. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I and received the distinguished service medal in 1919. He devoted himself to the cause of world peace from 1919 to 1929 and died in 1958.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

YELLEN, SAMUEL: 1906-

Samuel Yellen was born on July 7, 1906, in Vilna, Lithuania, the son of Sidney and Rebecca Epstein Yellen. He received the A.B. degree from Western Reserve University in 1926 and the A.M. degree from Oberlin College in 1932. He married Miriam Rebecca Friend in 1931. Yellen joined the faculty of Indiana University in 1929 where he became professor of English in 1963. He was the recipient of the Indiana Authors Day Award, 1958, and the Harry and Ethel Daroff Memorial fiction award of the Jewish Book Council of America, 1962. He was a Guggenheim fellow during 1964-65 and has contributed stories and poems to several periodicals.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

YODER, MARIE ANGELINE: 1914-

Marie Angeline Yoder was born in Wakarusa, Ind., on May 27, 1914, the daughter of Ray F. and Clara E. Smeltzer Yoder. She received an R.N. degree from La Junta School of Nursing ( Colo. ) in 1937 and an A.B. degree from Goshen College in 1947. From 1934 to 1942 Miss Yoder worked as a nurse in general hospitals and in a doctor's office. She was a missionary in Puerto Rico during 1947-51. In Goshen, Ind., she became a partner in Yoder's Mimeo-Record and HymnTime Record of the Month Club and operated the Christian Book and Record Store.

Information from Contemporary Authors and Goshen CoUege Library.

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YODER, SAMUEL ALVIN : 1906-1970.

A native of Goshen, Ind., Samuel Alvin Yoder was born in 1906 and was the son of Silvanus and Susan Troyer Yoder. In 1932 he married Ethel Dyer and they had two daughters, Phyllis Ellen and Elaine Sue. He received the A.B. degree in 1928 from Goshen College, A.M. degree in 1929 from Harvard University, and Ph.D. degree in 1937 from Indiana University. Yoder taught English at Goshen College, 1930-35, and Wheaton College, 1937-44. He rejoined the faculty of the former in 1946 and remained at that institution until his death in 1970. He was a Fulbright lecturer at Anatolia College ( Greece ), 1955-56, and a Smith-Mundt lecturer at the University of Hue ( Vietnam ), 1962-63.

Information from Goshen College Library.

YODER, SANFORD CALVIN: 1879-

Sanford Calvin Yoder was born in Iowa City, Iowa, in 1879, the son of Christian and Anna Schwartzendruder Yoder. In 1903 he married Emma Stutzman and they had three children: Myron, Anna Marguerite, and Etta Laverne. He received the following degrees: A.B. from the State University of Iowa, 1927; A.M. from Winona Lake School of Theology, 1933; B.D. in 1934 and D.D. in 1938 from Northern Baptist School of Theology; and S.T.D. from Gordon School of Theology and Missions, 1939. Yoder joined the faculty of Goshen College in 1924 where he served as professor of Bible until 1951 and president, 1924-40. For the Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities, he was secretary, 1921-44, and president, 1945-48.

Information from Goshen College Library.

YOUNG, DONALD: 1933-

Donald Young was born on June 29, 1933, in Indianapolis, Ind., the son of Thomas F. and Lucile Boston Young. He received the A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1955 and the A.M. degree from Butler University in 1964. Young was copy editor for the INDIANAPOLIS STAR, 1955-63, and did editorial work for Encyclopedia Americana, 1963-66. He became a member of the editorial staff for the American Heritage Publishing Company in 1966 and served in the U.S. Army during 1956-58.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

YOUNG, JAY ALFRED: 1920-

Jay Alfred Young was born on Sept. 8, 1920, in Huntington, Ind. He was twice wed (1942 and 1962). He received the B.S. degree from Indiana University, 1939; A.M. degree from Oberlin College, 1940; and Ph.D. degree from the University of Notre Dame, 1950. Young was chief chemist, Asbestos Manufacturing Company, during 1940-42. He was an ordnance engineer with the U.S. War Department, 1942-44, and served in the U.S. Navy, 1944-46. In 1949 he began teaching chemistry at King's College ( Pa. ).

Information from American Men of Science.

YOUNG, MARGUERITE: 1909-

Marguerite Young was born in 1909 in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of Chester Ellis and Fay Knight Young. She earned an A.B. degree from Butler University in 1930 and an A.M. degree from the University of Chicago in 1936. Miss Young has taught at Indiana University, the State University of Iowa, page: [686][View Page [686]] Columbia University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, New School for Social Research, and Fordham University. She has received grants from the American Association of University Women; National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1946; Guggenheim Foundation, 1948; and the Rockefeller Foundation.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

YOUNG, OTIS E. : 1925-

Otis E. Young was born on Oct. 10, 1925, in South Bend, Ind. He was married in 1950 and earned the following degrees from Indiana University: A.B. in 1948, A.M. in 1949, and Ph.D. in 1952. Young taught history at Alpena Community College, 1952-54, and Bradley University, 1954-63. He joined the faculty of Arizona State University in 1963 and served in the U.S. Army, 1943-46.

Information from Directory of American Scholars.

  • The First Military Escort on the Santa Fe Trail, 1829; from the Journal and Reports of Major Bennet Riley and Lieutenant Philip St. George Cooke. Glendale, Calif., 1952.Search "The First Military Escort on the Santa Fe Trail, 1829; from the
                                        Journal and Reports of Major Bennet Riley and Lieutenant Philip St. George
                                        Cooke" by YOUNG, OTIS E. : 1925- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The West of Phillp St. George Cooke, 1809-1895. Glendale, Calif., 1955.Search "The West of Phillp St. George Cooke, 1809-1895" by YOUNG, OTIS E. : 1925- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • How They Dug the Gold (with others). Tucson, Ariz., 1967.Search "How They Dug the Gold (with others)" by YOUNG, OTIS E. : 1925- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

YOUNG, ROBERT KEHOE: 1930-

A native of Terre Haute, Ind., Robert Kehoe Young was born on Sept. 25, 1930. He earned the A.B. degree from Miami University ( Ohio ) in 1951 and the degrees of A.M. in 1953 and Ph.D. in 1954 from Northwestern University. Young served in the U.S. Army, 1954-56; was married in 1957; and began teaching psychology at the University of Texas in 1956.

Information from American Men of Science.

YOUNG, STANLEY PRESTON: 1906-

The son of Augustus and Martha Watson Young, Stanley Preston Young was born in Greencastle, Ind., on Feb. 3, 1906. He earned the Ph.B. degree from the University of Chicago in 1929 and the A.M. degree from Columbia University in 1931. He married Margaret Elneth Linde on Dec. 20, 1929, He wed his second wife, Nancy Wilson Ross, in 1949. Young taught English at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute and Williams College between 1930 and 1934. He was a literary critic for the Macmillan Company, 1934-36. In 1936 he began working in that same capacity for the NEW YORK TIMES Sunday book section. He joined the faculty of Hofstra University in 1967 and has written seven plays besides those listed below.

Information from Who's Who in America.

YOUNGMAN, ELMER HASKELL: 1861-1948.

Elmer Haskell Youngman was born in New Lebanon, Ind., in 1861. He died in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Oct. 13, 1948. No other information was found.

Information from Wallace--A Dictionary of North American Authors Deceased Before 1950.

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YUNCKER, TRUMAN GEORGE: 1891-1964.

Truman George Yuncker was born in Carson City, Mich., on March 20, 1891. He earned a B.S. degree from Michigan State College in 1914, A.M. degree from the University of Nebraska in 1915, and Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois in 1919. He was awarded an honorary Sc.D. degree by Michigan State College in 1941. Married in 1915, he was the father of two children. Yuncker joined the faculty of DePauw University in 1920 where he became professor of botany in 1921, served as curator of the herbarium, and received emeritus status in 1956. He was president of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists, 1957, and was the recipient of Guggenheim and Fulbright fellowships. He participated in botanical expeditions in the Pacific Ocean and Central and South America, wrote several biological bulletins, and died in 1964.

Information from American Men of Science.

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