Young, Laura R.(born: 1896 - died: 1962)
The daughter of Richard and Ella Ray, Laura Ray Young was born in Lebanon, KY. She was a teacher at the Lincoln Institute and the first African American Postmaster in Kentucky and the second in the U.S.
Laura Ray was the wife of Whitney M. Young, Sr. and the mother of Eleanor Young, Arnita Young Boswell, and Whitney Young, Jr.
For more see Who's Who in Colored America, 1933-37; and In Black and White. A guide to magazine articles, newspaper articles, and books concerning Black individuals and groups, 3rd ed., edited by M. M. Spradling.