Jackie Young (politician)

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Jacqueline Eurn Hai Young (May 20, 1934 – February 10, 2019) was an American politician and activist.

Young was born in Honolulu, Hawaii Territory and graduated from Punahou School in 1952. She was of Korean descent.

Young received her bachelor's degree from University of Hawaii in 1969; her master's degree from Old Dominion University, in 1982, and her doctorate degree from Union Institute & University, in 1989. Young served in the Hawaii House of Representatives from 1990 to 1994 and was a Democrat. She served as chair of the Hawaii Judicial Selection Commission and was involved with the Hawaii American Civil Liberties Union. Young died at St. Francis Hospice, in Honollulu, Hawaii, after suffering a severe stroke. She is survived by four children and three grandchildren.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Dayton, Kevin (13 February 2019). "Former Hawaii lawmaker Jackie Young dies at 84". Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - Candidate - Jackie Young". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  3. ^ "Obituary for Jackie Young". Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary. February 10, 2019.