Rep. Don Young: Tributes pour in from colleagues and friends

As the news of Congressman Don Young’s passing spread, condolences and remembrances flooded social media from colleagues, friends, Alaskans and others. They posted photos and described memorable moments from his 49-year career in Congress.

* * * THE CONGRESSMAN FOR ALL ALASKA * * * The Alaska Federation of Natives joins the state and country in mourning the...

Posted by Alaska Federation of Natives - Official Page on Friday, March 18, 2022

Congresswoman Jenniffer González of Puerto Rico posted an official statement in Spanish, which translates, “Jenniffer Gonzalez mourns the passing of her colleague and mentor, Congressman Don Young.” She also described meeting Congressman Young when she was 20 years old during his visit to Puerto Rico. “It was an honor to meet you then, and a greater privilege to have served next to you in Congress.”