UP Chairman Jim Young dies

February 17, 2014

union_pacific_logo James R. Young, who advanced to become Union Pacific Corp. (UNP) chairman, president and chief executive officer after starting with the railroad company in an entry-level finance position, died today. He was 61 years old.
He died after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, the company said in a statement distributed by PR Newswire.
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