Ebenezer Young

Ebenezer Young ( born December 25, 1783 in Killingly, Connecticut; † August 18, 1851 in West Killingly, Connecticut ) was an American politician. Between 1829 and 1835 he represented the state of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Ebenezer Young visits until 1806, the Yale College. After studying law and qualifying as a lawyer, he started in Westfield, today Danielson to work in his new profession. He was also involved in West Killingly in the manufacture of garments.

Politically, Young was a member of the Federalist Party. In the years 1810, 1811, 1816 and 1817, he was elected to the House of Representatives from Connecticut. In this chamber, he returned 1826-1828 back again. Since 1827 he was president of the house. In between, he sat from 1823 to 1825 in the state Senate. After the dissolution of his party Young member of the National Republican Party, President John Quincy Adams was supported and stood in opposition to Andrew Jackson and his Democratic Party. The National Republican Party later went largely into the Whig party on.

In the congressional elections of 1828, which were held in Connecticut state- wide and not separated according to electoral districts, Young was in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. There he took over on March 4, 1829 hitherto exercised by Orange Merwin mandate. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1835 three legislative periods. These were overshadowed by heated debate surrounding the policy of President Jackson. It dealt with were the Nullifikationskrise with the State of South Carolina and the banking policy of the President. Between 1831 and 1833 Young was Chairman of the Committee for the control of expenditure on state property.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives to Ebenezer Young withdrew from politics. He died on 18 August 1851 in West Killingly.