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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1875

Vol. III
p239
2553

(Born Utah)

Willard Young1

(Ap'd Utah)

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Born Salt Lake City, UT.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1871, to June 16, 1875, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 16, 1875.

Served: with Engineer Battalion at Willet's Point, N. Y., Oct. 1, 1875, to Sep. 3, 1877 (Special Service at Baltimore, Md., July 21 to Aug. 17, 1877); as Assistant Engineer under the orders of Lieut. Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Wheeler on the Geographical Survey west of the 100th Meridian, Sep. 13, 1877 (leave of absence, Dec. 7, 1877, to Jan. 7, 1878), to Aug. 28, 1879; at the Military

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Oct. 31, 1879)

Academy as Assistant Professor of Military and Civil Engineering, Aug. 28, 1879, and as Principal Assistant, Aug. 29, 1881, to Aug. 28, 1883; as Assistant to Captain Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Powell, Oct. 4, 1883, to Oct. 18, 1884, and Oct. 9, 1886, to July 1, 1887, and to Major Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Jones, Oct. 18, 1884, to Oct. 9, 1886; in charge of various River and Harbor Improvements and Surveys

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, Oct. 12, 1886)

in Oregon, since July 16, 1887; and Member of an Engineer Board, 1886.

Vol. IV
p252
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: In charge of 3d District, improvement Mississippi River, till June –––, 1890.

(Resigned, Feb. 22, 1891)

Civil History. — Civil Engineer, New York, N. Y. — President of Young University, Salt Lake, Utah, June 1, 1891 to Feb. 20, 1894. — City Engineer, Salt Lake City, Utah, Feb. 21, 1894 to March 14, 1896. — State Engineer of Utah, May 10, 1897. Resigned, Aug. 1, 1898. — Brigadier-General, National Guard of Utah, April 5, 1896. Resigned, June 6, 1898. — Manager in National Contracting Company, June 1, 1899.

Military History. —

(Colonel, 2d Regiment, U. S. Volunteer Engineers, May 30, 1898)

Served: In United States from May 31 till Nov. 14, 1898; in Cuba from Nov. 16, 1898 till April 15, 1899; in United States from April 17, 1899 till

(Honorably mustered out of Volunteer Service, May 16, 1899)

Vol. V
p227
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — 1899‑1901, President National Contracting Co., New York; 1901‑1902, General Manager National Contracting Co., New York; 1902‑1904, President Municipal Engineering Co., New York; 1904‑1905, President Sanitary Engineering Co., New York; 1905‑1906º in general engineering practice in Utah, Colorado, Idaho and Oregon, 1906 to –––––;º President Latter‑day Saints University, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Vol. VI
p198
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born April 30, 1852.)

Military History. —

Captain, Corps of Engineers, Oct. 12, 1886.

Resigned, Feb. 22, 1891.

Colonel, 2d Regiment, U. S. Volunteer Engineers, May 30, 1898.

Honorably Mustered Out of Volunteer Service, May 16, 1899.

Civil History. — President Latter‑Day Saints University, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1906 to 1915; Assistant to President, Logan Temple, 1916‑1917; at Kansas City, Mo., U. S. Agent in charge of Kansas City Engineer  p199 District, Western Division, and engaged in improvement of Missouri, Osage, Gasconade and Kansas Rivers, and in work for preservation of bank line of the Republican River in front of the Fort Riley, Kans., Military Reservation, Sept. 1, 1917, to July 1, 1919; appointed superintendent of all "Mormon" Church Building Activities, Nov. 1, 1919.

Address: 47 East South Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Vol. VII
p126
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Captain, Corps of Engineers, Oct. 12, 1886.

Resigned, Feb. 22, 1891.

Colonel, 2d Regiment, U. S. Volunteer Engineers, May 30, 1898.

Honorably Mustered Out of Volunteer Service, May 16, 1899.

Civil History: — In school work Salt Lake City, 1891‑1893; City Engineer Salt Lake City, 1893‑1895; Brigadier General Utah National Guard, 1896‑1898; State Engineer, Utah, 1897‑1898; General Manager National Contracting Company, New York City, N. Y., 1899‑1902; Private Engineer Practice, 1902‑1906. President, Latter‑Day Saints University, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1906 to 1915; Asst. to President, Logan Temple, 1916‑1917; at Kansas City, Mo., U. S. Agent in charge of Kansas City Engineer District, Western Division, and engaged in improvement of Missouri, Osage, Gasconade and Kansas Rivers, and in work for preservation of bank line of the Republican River in front of the Fort Riley, Kans., Military Reservation, Sept. 1, 1917, to July 1, 1919; appointed superintendent of all "Mormon" Church Building Activities, Nov. 1, 1919.

Address: 47 East South Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Vol. VIII
p50
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Capt. C. E., Oct. 12, 1886.

Resigned, Feb. 22, 1891.

Died, July 25, 1936, at Salt Lake City, Utah: Aged 84.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1908, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Governor Brigham Young, of Utah.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Young's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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