Mar 21, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Alaska Rep. Don Young to lie in state at U.S. Capitol

Photo of Don Young wearing glasses and speaking
Rep. Don Young conducts a news conference in the Capitol's Senate studio on Jan. 26, 2015. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images

The late Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol next Tuesday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Monday.

The big picture: Young, the longest-serving member of Congress in either party, died on Friday at age 88.

  • A formal ceremony will be held Tuesday morning with the Young family; a viewing open to members of Congress will follow.
  • Young will be the 43rd person to lie in state and the 11th since 2018.
Data: Architect of the Capitol; Chart: Danielle Alberti/Axios
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