Young, Robert Anderson, an American author; born in Knox co., Tenn., Jan. 23, 1823; was graduated at Washington College, Tenn., and united with the Methodist Episcopal Church, South; and held pastorates in several cities in Tennessee. He was president of the Wesleyan University, Florence, Ala., financial secretary of the Board of Trustees of Vanderbilt University; secretary of the Board of Missions of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Died 1902.

Entry from Everybody's Cyclopedia, 1912.