Young, Samuel Hall, an American clergyman; born in Butler, Pa., Sept. 12, 1847; was graduated at the University of Wooster and at the Western Theological Seminary, Allegheny, Pa.; and ordained in the Presbyterian Church. He went to Fort Wrangel, Alaska, as a missionary and explorer; organized the first Protestant Church in Alaska; held pastorates in California, Illinois, Iowa, and Ohio; later sent to the Klondike; appointed superintendent of Presbyterian missions in Alaska.


Entry from Everybody's Cyclopedia, 1912.

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