Young, Andrew - from United States

ID: 34457
Organization: CFR-D
Country of meeting: in the year 2016-2017

Politician, diplomat, and activist. Beginning his career as a pastor, Young was an early leader in the civil rights movement, serving as executive director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and a close confidant to Martin Luther King Jr. Young later became active in politics, serving first as a U.S. Congressman from Georgia, then United States Ambassador to the United Nations, and finally Mayor of Atlanta. Since leaving political office, Young has founded or served in a large number of organizations working on issues of public policy and political lobbying.

Mayor of Atlanta (1982-90)
US Ambassador to the United Nations (1977-79)
US Congressman, Georgia 5th (1973-77)
Member of the Board of Archer Daniels Midland
Wal-Mart Chairman, Working Families for Wal-Mart (2006, resigned)
Nike Consultant (1997)
Alfalfa Club 1976
Bretton Woods Committee

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