Lafayette Young by Karl A. Buehr. 1848-1926. Editor and Publisher, Legislator, War Correspondent, Statesman. Born in Monroe County, Iowa, near Eddyville, May 10, 1848. Editor and owner, Des Moines Daily Capital, 1890-1926. Iowa State Binder, 1894-1900. State Senator, 15, 16, 17, 18, 1874-1882; 21, 22, 1886-1890 General Assembly. Nominated Theodore Roosevelt for Vice-President at Philadelphia, 1900. Member of Taft's part ot Philippines, 1905. With Shafter's campaign in Cuba during Spanish-American war as war correspondent. United States Senator, November 12, 19010-April 1911. War Correspondent in Europe, 1915. Died in Des Moines, Iowa, November 15, 1926.
Portrait of a man; facing left; wearing a black suit and purple necktie, lapel pin; gray hair and mustache; red background. Gilded frame with nameplate. 37.5 x 31"
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