Harry A. Young was born in February, 1911 to Harry and Teresa Young who then lived in Washington, DC. Both parents were born in Germany, with Harry, Sr. becoming a US citizen in 1902, and Teresa in 1911.Harry Sr. served in World War I.
The family later moved to Pennsylvania where Harry's brother and sister were born, and then moved again to Maple Shade, New Jersey
Little information was found on Harry Jr.’s early life, but he appears on government lists as from Chester County.