William T. Young
American businessman
William T. Young
William T. Young was an American businessman and major owner of thoroughbred racehorses. William T. Young attended the University of Kentucky where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Young graduated with high distinction in 1939 with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. After a short employment with Bailey Meter in Cleveland, Ohio, he served as a captain in the United States Army from 1941-1945.
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1st Circuit of U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Videotaping of Police Conduct - PR Web (press release)
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Judge William Young of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts denied the motion to dismiss, the city of Boston and the officers appealed. The appellate judges found that Glik did have a First Amendment right to film the government
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Sex offender arrested after address breach - Highland News
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His solicitor, William Young, told her that Mackintosh was single and had been subjected to a fairly significant custodial sentence and was released the previous week from Porterfield prison. "He was residing in residential accommodation in Grantown
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Pregnant woman in Inverness hospital race hate rumpus - Highland News
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Defence agent William Young explained Brown was three months pregnant when staff at Rossal House became concerned about her bleeding heavily. She went to Raigmore, where he said she was a in “fragile state” as she was aware she was having a miscarriage
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Justice In A Time of Terror: Heroes and Goats - The Atlantic
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Chief US District Judge William Young. His remarks to Richard Reid, the so-called "shoe bomber," will live long past our time. As Reid was being sentenced to life in prison for trying to blow up an airplane with his shoe, he talked back to Judge Young
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10 Things Sierra Canyon's Football Team Must Do to Succeed - Patch.com
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Running backs Danny Jordan, Xavier Menifield and William Young need to be team players. All three are capable running backs who've proved themselves, and they're going to have to share the football again. 8. Kieran Yancy, another running back,
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Bankers' mandates - defence of breach - National Business Review
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... banker's mandate by declining to act on instructions from a customer to disburse funds: Westpac New Zealand Ltd v MAP & Associates Ltd (SC, 16/8/2011; Elias CJ, Blanchard, Tipping, McGrath and William Young JJ, [2011] NZSC 89 SC 98/2010, 30 paras)
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The Youngs - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
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Ushers were William Young, George Mizzer and Frank Piestrak. Ruth was given away by the late Peter Diaz Jr. Ruth Young is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Diaz. Edward Young is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Young
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Joseph William Young Sr. - Midland Daily News
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By the Midland Daily News | Posted: Friday, August 19, 2011 10:45 am Joseph William Young Sr., 69, of Sanford, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. He was born on Nov. 1, 1941, in Saginaw, son of the late John Richard Young Sr. and Helen Louise Tarr
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Mosgiel woman wins 'historic' Supreme Court case against ACC - Otago Daily Times
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The Chief Justice of New Zealand, Dame Sian Elias, and Supreme Court Justices Peter Blanchard, Andrew Tipping, John McGrath and William Young, unanimously upheld the appeal and quashed the notice of assessment sent to Mrs McGrath by ACC in 2008
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Award for AA stalwart William McLaren - The Scottish Farmer
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ABERDEEN-ANGUS cattle breeder William McLaren, of Netherton Farm, Blackford, Auchterarder, is the 2011 recipient of one of the livestock industry's most prestigious prizes, the Sir William Young Award. The award, given by the Royal
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Queen's President: quality has been “compromised” - Macleans.ca
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“At Queen's, where the financial situation is particularly acute, the quality that once defined the institution is clearly being compromised,” he wrote to William Young, who chairs the Board of Trustees. “It would have been unthinkable 20 years ago
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Justice Foreclosed - The Atlantic
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The Dixons sued to stop the foreclosure and their case wound up in federal court, before Chief US District Judge William Young of Massachusetts. Last Friday, Judge Young issued a ruling that gives the Dixons an opportunity to win their case (the family
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Felony report - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
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William Young, 40, of Huntington, was booked at 11:55 am July 12 on a criminal trespassing charge. He was being held in lieu of $2500 bail. Lovell Richards, 19, of the 400 block of Colerick Street, was booked at noon July 12 on charges of battery and
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Page Turners Book club - Hudson Star Observer
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July book is Zeitoun by Dave Eggers August book is The Help by KAthryn Stockett Sept. book is THE Confession by John Grisham Oct. book is THe Shack by William Young Nov. book is Sarah's Key by tatiana de Rosnay
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Children to lay peace foundation - Fiji Times
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Live & Learn representative, William Young, right, explains to students of Bishop Kempthorne Memorial Primary School some of the displayed items during the Live & Learn Regional Project launch in Suva yesterday. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU MORE than
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2004
    Age 86
    Died on January 12, 2004.
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  • 2002
    Age 84
    His wife, the former Lucy Hilton Maddox, died in 2002 and he died in 2004.
    More Details Hide Details He was survived by a son, William T. Young, Jr., and daughter, Lucy Young Hamilton.
  • 1999
    Age 81
    In 1999 he won the 1999 Breeders' Cup Classic with Cat Thief.
    More Details Hide Details Active in the horse racing industry, William Young served as a director of the Breeders' Cup Limited. His daughter Lucy married renowned French horse trainer, Francois Boutin and remains active in the industry. On June 9, 2009, William Young, Jr., who assumed control of the Overbrook operation upon the death of his father, announced that his family would be selling the majority of their bloodstock. During the next few months Overbrook sold off its resident stallions then in September sold 48 yearlings for $6,644,000 and in November sold 148 horses for $31,760,000 including Honest Pursuit, a daughter of Storm Cat who sold for $3.1 million to Wertheimer et Frere. Young was a community leader in such organizations as the YMCA, Junior Achievement, Spindletop Research, the Red Cross, and the Cancer Drive. He was a University of Kentucky trustee and donated $5 million of his own money while helping raise additional funds to build a new library at the University of Kentucky that would be named the William T. Young Library in his honor. He further created a book endowment and campaigned for donations to fund it. At the time of his death the endowment was the largest of its kind in the United States. William Young was inducted into the College of Engineering Hall of Distinction in 1992. Appointed to the board of trustees of Transylvania University in 1967, he served as its chairman for twenty-three years from 1977 to 2000 and was a most important figure in the university's expansion and betterment.
  • 1996
    Age 78
    Overbrook won the 1996 Kentucky Derby with the home-bred colt Grindstone and captured his second Breeders' Cup Juvenile that fall with Boston Harbor.
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  • 1994
    Age 76
    Storm Cat went on to become one of the world's highest priced sires and almost entirely responsible for William Young being voted the 1994 Eclipse Award for Outstanding Breeder.
    More Details Hide Details Teamed with trainer D. Wayne Lukas, in 1994 Overbrook won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies with Flanders and was a partner in Timber Country who won that year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile. Overbrook also bred Tabasco Cat on a foal share partnership agreement with Reynolds Metals Chairman, David P. Reynolds. Tabasco Cat won the 1994 Preakness and Belmont Stakes.
  • 1983
    Age 65
    In 1983 he bred Storm Cat, the most important horse of his career.
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  • 1979
    Age 61
    Through the 1960s and early 1970s, he served on the board of directors of Kentucky Fried Chicken with CEO John Y. Brown, Jr. When Brown was elected governor of Kentucky in December 1979, he chose Young as chairman of the executive cabinet.
    More Details Hide Details Young also served as chairman of the Kentucky Economic Development Corporation, a private organization aimed at boosting economic development in the state.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1972
    Age 54
    In 1972 William Young established Overbrook Farm near Lexington, Kentucky.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1966
    Age 48
    William Young joined the board of directors of Royal Crown Cola and served as its chairman from 1966 to 1984.
    More Details Hide Details He was also a director the Kentucky-American Water Company, and the First Security National Bank and Trust Company of Lexington. At one time, William Young was the single largest shareholder of Humana health insurance company.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1957
    Age 39
    William Young continued to manage the peanut butter manufacturing operation for Procter & Gamble until 1957, at which time he founded W. T. Young Storage, Inc.
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  • 1955
    Age 37
    After he sold the company to Procter & Gamble in 1955, it was renamed Jif peanut butter.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1946
    Age 28
    After the War he was living in Philadelphia but in 1946 returned to his native Lexington where he founded W. T. Young Foods, Inc. that made "Big Top" brand peanut butter.
    More Details Hide Details He developed the business into one of the leading producers of peanut butter in the United States.
  • 1941
    Age 23
    After a short employment with Bailey Meter in Cleveland, Ohio, he served as a captain in the United States Army from 1941 to 1945.
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  • 1939
    Age 21
    William T. Young attended the University of Kentucky where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Young graduated with high distinction in 1939 with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1918
    Age 0
    Born on February 15, 1918.
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