William Hugh Young United States

Biography of William Hugh Young

William Hugh Young graduated BSc from the University in 1906. He was born on 15 July 1883 in Salem, Massachusetts, son of Thomas Young, a clerk. His father was recorded deceased at the time of William’s matriculation at the University in 1903. Young attended classes such as Electrical Engineering, Engineering and Drawing, and Applied Higher Mathematics, and was awarded the Walker Prize in Engineering under Professor Archibald Barr for his academic ability in session 1905-06.

Young graduated BSc in Engineering on 17 April 1906 with special distinction in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy, and went on to work as an engineer in the UK. He was later recorded to have returned to the USA, residing in the village of Rockville Centre, Long Island.


Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/43 – Register of Members of the General Council of the University of Glasgow as at 15th April, 1918
  • DC183/11/70 – Register of Members of the General Council of the University of Glasgow for the Year commencing 1st January 1945
  • R1/7/1 – Nomina Scientiae Baccalaureorum, Universitatis Glasguensis Ab Anno 1873.
  • R3/1/1 1881-1915 - Register of dates of birth of graduates Vols.I-III.
  • R7/3/4 1903-1908 Glasgow University Class Prize Index
  • R8/1/12 Glasgow University Album 1903-07


William Hugh Young
Born 15 July 1883.
GU Degree: BSc, 1906; Science and Engineering,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: engineers
English snippet: Engineering graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1906
Record last updated: 19th May 2014

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