Chalmers Eben Young


Chalmers Eben Young was born July 29, 1916 in Kershaw County, South Carolina, the eldest son of Chalmers Landy Young and Minnie Estelle Jordan Young.


On September 5, 1941, C. E. Young was listed in the newspaper article “Blaney Schools Open September 10.”

On September 5, 1941, C. E. Young was listed in the newspaper article “Blaney School To Open Fall Term On Sept. 10.”


COLUMBIA – Services for Chalmers Eben Young, 85, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in Greenlawn Memorial Park with Rev. Dr. James St. John officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 this evening at Greenlawn Funeral Home, 845 Leesburg Road, Columbia. Memorials may be made to Berry College, Student Work Program, P.O. Box 69, Mount Berry, GA 30149.

Mr. Young, married for 54 years to the late Gladys McNair Young, died Friday, October 19, 2001, at his home after a long illness. Born in Kershaw Co., he was the eldest son of the late Chalmers Landy Young and Minnie Jordan Young. A graduate of Berry College, he received a Masters Degree in Public School Administration from the University of South Carolina. He taught in the public schools of Winnsboro, Blaney and Richland County District Two. In 1942, he received a Master Teacher’s Award. He was an assistant principal of Brookland Cayce Junior High School and principal of E.L. Wright Junior High School and Dentsville High School. Mr. Young served as the State Superintendent of Vocational Education. He was the founder of the Dentsville Volunteer Fire Department and Young’s Hardware Store. He retired in 1982. He was a member of the South Carolina and National Teachers’ Associations. He was a past president of the Northeast Lions Club and the Columbia Chapter of the Berry College Alumni Association. Mr. Young served as Presbyterian Elder and was a member of Forest Lake Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are his daughter, Barbara Young Morrison, Kathy Young Rowland, both of Columbia; sister, Loree Wrenn of Chapin; brothers, Paul “Dick” Young of Rembert, Sinway and Howard Young, both of Columbia.

He was predeceased by a sister, Mary Alice Goodale; grandchildren, William “Lanny” Morrison and Kate Morrison, Erin Rowland and Alex Rowland, all of Columbia.

Obituary Information:

October 20, 2001  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 10

Tombstone Information:

Located in Greenlawn Memorial Park
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Robert A. Young, Jr.

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