Council Member Wendell Young
Council Member Wendell Young was appointed to Cincinnati City Council in June of 2010, filling the vacancy left by Councilmember Y. Laketa Cole. A life-long resident of Cincinnati, Wendell grew up in Avondale, where he attended Cincinnati Public Schools, graduating from Hughes High School in 1963.
After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving until honorably discharged in January of 1967. After returning home, he became a member of the Cincinnati Police Department.