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Young, Laura R.

(born: 1896  -  died: 1962) 

Laura Ray Young was born in Lebanon, KY, the daughter of Richard and Ella Ray. She was a teacher at Lincoln Institute, the first African American Post Master in Kentucky and the second one in the U.S. She was the wife of Whitney M. Young, Sr and the mother of Eleanor Young, Arnita Young Boswell, and Whitney Young, Jr. For more see Who's Who in Colored America, 1933-37; and In Black and White. A guide to magazine articles, newspaper articles, and books concerning Black individuals and groups, 3rd ed., edited by M. M. Spradling.

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NKAA Entry: Young, Whitney M., Sr.
NKAA Entry: Love, Eleanor Young
NKAA Entry: Boswell, Arnita Y.
NKAA Entry: Young, Whitney M., Jr.
NKAA Entry: Spradling, Mary E. Mace
NKAA Source: Who's who in colored America; a biographical dictionary of notable living persons of Negro descent in the United States [1927, 1933-37]
NKAA Source: In Black and white : a guide to magazine articles, newspaper articles, and books concerning more than 15,000 Black individuals and groups

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NKAA Entry:  Young, Whitney M., Jr.
NKAA Entry:  Love, Eleanor Young
NKAA Entry:  Boswell, Arnita Y.

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“Young, Laura R.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed November 23, 2017, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/1181.

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