- Category : 1918-births
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sleeping Phoenix 2
American politician, who served as mayor of Detroit, Michigan from 1974 to 1994. Young became the first African-American mayor of Detroit in the same week that Maynard Jackson became the first African-American mayor of Atlanta. In 1981, he was awarded the Spingarn Medal from the NAACP. Young was twice married & divorced. He has one son, Coleman A. Young II, currently a State Senator in Michigan's 1st State Senate district and previously a State Representative in Michigan's 4th State Representative district, the same district where Young lived as Mayor and served as State Senator. Coleman Young I died from emphysema on November 29, 1997.