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Encyclopedia > John W. Young

John Young might refer to the following people:

  • John Young (actor) (1916–1996), Scottish actor
  • John Young (artist) (c. 1800), British artist
  • John Young (astronaut) (born 1930), Retired US astronaut and moonwalker
  • John Young (baseball) American baseball player drafted by Detroit in 1982
  • John Young (bishop) (1578–1605), Bishop of Rochester
  • John Young (brewer) (d 2006), Chairman of brewers Young & Co
  • John Young (British politician) (c. 1639–1710), English Member of Parliament for Old Sarum
  • John Young (coach), Soccer coach in the North American Soccer League
  • John Young (cinematographer), Australian cinematographer and naturalist
  • John Young (composer) (born 1962), New Zealand composer of electroacoustic music
  • John Young (Cryptome), Publisher of the Cryptome website
  • John Young (cyclist), Winner of 1958 Herald Sun Tour
  • John Young (governor) (1802–1852), 19th century Governor of New York
  • John Young (Hawaii), Royal Advisor to Kamehameha I, Kingdom of Hawaii
  • Sir John Young (jurist) (born 1919), Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria 1974–91
  • John Young (musician), Keyboard player briefly in Asia and with John Wetton
  • John Young (naval officer) (ca. 1740–1781), Captain in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War
  • John Young (pioneer), Surveyor of the Connecticut Western Reserve
  • John Young (professor) (c. 1555), Regius Professor of Divinity at Cambridge
  • John Young (publisher) (fl. 1698–1732), English publisher of later editions of The Dancing Master
  • John Young (Quebec MP) (1811–1878), Member of the Canadian House of Commons
  • John Young (Scottish politician), Scottish politician and former Member of the Scottish Parliament
  • John Young (seigneur) (ca 1759–1819), Seigneur, judge and politician in Lower Canada
  • John Young (sociologist), Sociologist who opposed the opinions of the DIMPAC report
  • John Young (soccer) (1872–1958), member of the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame
  • John Young (SOE), Special Operations Executive field agent
  • John Young (theorist), Literary theorist and assistant professor at Marshall University.

Alternate designations: John Young (16 June 1916–30 October 1996) was a Scottish actor. ... John Watts Young (born September 24, 1930) is a former NASA astronaut who walked on the Moon on Apollo 16, April 21, 1972. ... Young & Cos Brewery Plc is a vertically integrated British regional brewer founded in 1831 by Charles Young and Anthony Bainbridge when they purchased the Ram Brewery in Wandsworth. ... John Young is an Australian cinematographer and naturalist. ... John Young is an electroacoustic music composer born March 4, 1962 in Christchurch, New Zealand, and currently living in Leicester, UK. He is often referred to as a techno-musologist by his sleep deprived nephew, Nick Stevens. ... John Young is a New York based architect, but is better known as the controversial Internet activist who created and maintains Cryptome. ... Cryptome is a controversial website hosted in the United States by John Young, that functions as a repository for information about freedom of speech, cryptography, and surveillance. ... John Young (June 12, 1802 - April 23, 1852) was an American politician. ... John Young (c. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... John Young (ca. ... John Young John Young (1763 - 1825) was the founder of Youngstown, Ohio, a village that eventually became one of the nations largest steel producers. ... John Young (11 March 1811 - 12 April 1878) was a member of the Parliament of Canada. ... John Young (born 1930, Glasgow) is a Scottish politician. ... John Young (ca 1759 – September 14, 1819) was a seigneur, businessman, judge and political figure in Lower Canada. ... John Young is a literary theorist and assistant professor of English at Marshall University. ...

  • John A. Young, Former president and CEO of Hewlett-Packard
  • John Andrew Young (1916–2002), American politician from the state of Texas
  • John Chin Young (1909–1997), American (Hawaiian) painter
  • John Duncan Young (1823–1910), US congressman from Kentucky
  • John Freeman Young, Second Episcopal bishop of Florida and translator of the carol "Silent Night"
  • John Frederick Young (1871–1890), Canadian songwriter ("My Own Canadian Home")
  • John Russell Young (1840–1899), American journalist, author, diplomat, and the seventh Librarian of Congress (1897–1899)
  • John V. Young, San Francisco police officer murdered August 29, 1971 by members of the Black Liberation Army
  • John Willard Young, apostle and member of the First Presidency in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • John Zachary Young (1907–1997), English zoologist who studied neural action
  • Johnny Young, Australian singer, songwriter and television host
  • John Young, 1st Baron Lisgar (1807–1876), Second Governor General of Canada

John Young may also refer to: This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... John Andrew Young (November 10, 1916 - January 22, 2002) was a politician from the state of Texas. ... John Chin Young was a painter who was born in Honolulu on March 26, 1909. ... For other persons of the same name, see John Young. ... John Russell Young John Russell Young (November 20, 1840 – January 17, 1899) an American journalist, author, diplomat, and the seventh Librarian of Congress, serving from 1897 to 1899. ... John Willard Young (1844–1924) was a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. ... John Zachary Young (18 March 1907 – 4 July 1997), generally known as JZ, was an English zoologist and neurophysiologist, described as one of the most influential biologists of the 20th century . ... Johnny Young (born John de Jong), born in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, is an Australian singer, composer, producer, disc jockey and television producer and host. ... John Young, 1st Baron Lisgar (August 31, 1807 - October 6, 1876) was the second Governor General of Canada. ...

  • John Young Parkway, Four- and six-lane surface road in Florida named for the astronaut.
  • USS John Young (DD-973), Spruance-class destroyer in the United States Navy named for the naval officer.

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Young's fifth flight was as Spacecraft Commander of STS-1, the first flight of the Space Shuttle, April 12-14, 1981, with Bob Crippen as Pilot.
Young's sixth flight was as Spacecraft Commander of STS-9, the first Spacelab mission, November 28-December 8, 1983, with Pilot Brewster Shaw, Mission Specialists Bob Parker and Owen Garriott, and Payload Specialists Byron Lichtenberg of the USA and Ulf Merbold of West Germany.
Young was also on five backup space flight crews: backup pilot in Gemini 6, backup command pilot of the second Apollo mission (before the Apollo Program fire) and of Apollo 7, and backup spacecraft commander for Apollo 13 and 17.
John W. Young - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (742 words)
John Watts Young (born September 24, 1930) is a former NASA astronaut who walked on the Moon on Apollo 16, April 21, 1972.
Young was back-up commander of Apollo 13, the troubled mission in which the moon landing was aborted because of an explosion on the service module.
Young set a speed record with the lunar rover but was troubled by the effects of potassium in the orange juice that drunk during the moonwalks.
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