Whitney Young bio

Birth Name: Whitney Young

Occupation: Civil Rights Leader

Place Of Birth: KY

Date Of Birth: July31, 1921

Date Of Death: March 11, 1971

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American


Whitney Young was born on the 31st of July, 1921. He was popular for being a Civil Rights Leader. Civil rights leader during the 1960’s who was a power advocate against employment discrimination, the President of the National Association of Social Workers, and the Executive Director of the National Urban League.

Whitney Young was born in KY. He was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Kentucky State University, a historically black institution, where he graduated in 1941. President Nixon’s eulogy at his funeral stated that, ‘He knew how to accomplish what other people merely dreamed of.’

Whitney Young was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.


JUMP TO: Whitney Young’s biography, facts, family, personal life, zodiac, videos and related celebs.


Childhood

Whitney Young was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Whitney Young is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".

Education

Whitney’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.

Family

Whitney Young’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Whitney Young’s parents.

Associated with

Oscar Zeta Acosta

Civil Rights Leader

Esther Cooper Jackson

Civil Rights Leader

Yam Ah Mee

Civil Rights Leader

Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Whitney Young kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Whitney Young was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Whitney Young
NICKNAME:Whitney
RELIGION:Unknown
AGE GENERATION:G.I. Generation
BIRTH SIGN:Leo
BIRTH DAY:Sunday
DEATH DAY:Thursday

Videos


Horoscope

Zodiac Sign: Whitney Young was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Whitney Young was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Whitney Young had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Whitney Young’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.


Don’t miss

Who’s the richest Civil Rights Leader in the world?
Who are the richest people in the world?
When is Whitney Young’s birthday?

Fans also viewed

Harvey Milk

Civil Rights Leader

Claudette Colvin

Civil Rights Leader

Afeni Shakur

Civil Rights Leader

Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn’t look right, contact us. This page is updated often with fresh details about Whitney Young. Bookmark this page and come back often for updates.