Description: Price T. Young was a Marshall educator. The son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Young of Oklahoma City, he was born November 10, 1906. He held degrees from Wiley College of Marshall, and Columbia University. He remained in Marshall to spend his entire career there. A science teacher at Pemberton High School, he became the second principal of the new M. W. Dogan Elementary School, serving from 1949 until 1964, when he became principal of Pemberton Junior High School. He remained there until his death. All of these schools served the African-American children on the west side of Marshall. Young was also active in professional, civic, and church organizations. His influence extended beyond local education matters through his service on the board of Region 7 Education Service Center. His local esteem was such that Pemberton Junior High School was renamed for him after his death. He died on March 8, 1975. He and his wife Jewel are buried in Marshall, TX.
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