Owen D Young (Owen D Young)

Owen D Young

Businessman. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of the General Electric Company, and founded the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) as a subsidiary of G.E in 1919, serving as its chairman until 1929. An important diplomat for United States in rebuilding of Europe, he devised the “Young Plan” for the payment of German World War I reparations. In 1929 he was chosen to be the “Time” Magazine Man of the Year.  Family links:  Spouses:  Josephine Sheldon Edmonds Young (1870 – 1935)*  Louise Powis Young (1897 – 1965)*  Children:  John Young (1902 – 1922)*  Josephine Young Case (1907 – 1990)* *Calculated relationship


  • October, 27, 1874
  • USA


  • July, 07, 1962
  • USA


  • Van Hornesville Cemetery
  • USA

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