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Young, Owen D.

Born: 1874 AD
Died: 1962 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Businessmen, Diplomat

1874- Born in Van Hornesville, New York; birth of a US businessman, diplomat, and lawyer

-statesman who helped solve REPARATION Problems arising from World War 1


1912 -He practiced law privately -When he joined the General Electric Company as general counsel; he later served as board chairman of that firm (1922-34, 1942-44)


1919-1929 -He was also a founder and first chairman of the board of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA).


1924 -At the London Reparations Conference, Young helped write The Dawes Plan, which determined the terms of German payments to the Allies.


1929 -He chaired the Paris Conference the wrote The Young Plan, modifying the agreements.


1962- Died on July 11