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Young - Byron

Source: obituary in a scrapbook from a collection of Fauniel Hershberger's typed by Walt W

Byron C. Young, 75, former Republican County chairman of Tippecanoe County and former business administrator of the Arnett Clinic, died of a heart attack in his home, 1010 Wells St., at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Mr. Young, familiarly known as Bybe, recently underwent cataract surgery in St. Elizabeth Hospital and had just gone home from the hospital Wednesday afternoon. Born at Indianapolis, he was graduated from Manual Training High School and came to Lafayette 35 years ago. He was business administrator for the Arnett-Crockett Clinic and later the Arnett Clinic for 30 years before retirement in 1960. He was Republican chairman for 10 years and also served as a city police commissioner in the administration of Mayor Austin R. Killian. He was married to Ellen Ryan at Indianapolis in 1919. Mr. Young was a veteran of World War I and served with the famous Rainbow Division which distinguished itself in the fighting in a number of battles. He was a member of St. Mary Cathedral, American Legion Post 11, Lafayette Country Club and both the Lafayette and Indianapolis Chapters of the National Association of Rainbow Division Veterans. Surviving with the widow is a son, John of Princeton, N.J. YOUNG, Byron C.-- Friends may call at Zahn-Schneider Funeral Home after 3 p.m. Friday. Rosary service there at 8 p.m. Friday. Funeral mass in St. Mary Cathedral at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Fred Potthoff officiating; interment in St. Mary Cemetery with American Legion rites at grave. Four grandchildren survive.
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