Lynn Forney Young

Lynn Forney Young

Lynn Young has been engaged in preserving and promoting American history for decades. She has been an active member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) for more than 40 years, recently serving as the organization’s first President General from Texas. Founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., the DAR is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through better education for children.

Continuing her interest in historic preservation, Young serves as Chair of the Milam County Historical Commission and on the Board of the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail Association.

She and her husband, Steve, reside on their cattle ranch in Milam County, Texas, and enjoy spending time with their two children and three grandchildren.



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