H. Casey Young

Hiram Casey Young ( born December 14, 1828 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; † August 17, 1899 in Memphis, Tennessee ) was an American politician. Between 1875 and 1881, and again from 1883 to 1885, he represented the state of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives.


In 1838 Casey Young moved with his parents to a farm in Marshall County, Mississippi, where he attended the public schools and the Marshall Institute. After a subsequent study of law and its made ​​in 1859 admitted to the bar he began in Memphis to work in his new profession. During the Civil War, Young was lieutenant colonel in the cavalry of the Army of the Confederacy.

Politically, Young was a member of the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 1874 he was in the tenth electoral district of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Horace Maynard on March 4, 1875. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1881 three legislative periods. In 1880 he was defeated by Republican William Robert Moore. In the elections of 1882 Young was able to regain his previous mandate in Congress and there between the 4th March 1883, spending 3 March 1885, a further term of office. During this time he was chairman of the Committee for Kontriolle the expenditure of the Ministry of Interior.

1884 Young waived on a bid again. In the following years he practiced as a lawyer again. He died on August 17, 1899 in Memphis.