Alfred F. Young


Born
in New York City, The United States
January 17, 1925

Died
November 06, 2012


Alfred Fabian "Al" Young was an American historian. Young is regarded as a pioneer in the writing of the social history of the American Revolution and was a founding editor of the academic journal Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas.
He was the second son of Gerson Yungowitz, a Polish-born ethnic Jew who had grown up in London, and the former Fanny Denitzen, an East European émigré to America. The family surname was Americanized to Young after his father's arrival in America. His parents divorced when Al was a child and he was raised by his mother in suburban Jamaica, New York.

Young attended public schools, graduating from Jamaica High School in Jamaica, Queens at the age of 16, academically ranked 4th in his class of 400
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