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Clyde Frederick Youens was a professor of engineering at Chicago Polytechnic University and a former academic supervisor and mentor to Lip Gallagher. He dies in season 8 to a seizure in prison after being arrested and convicted for a DUI. 


  • Youens was similar to Frank in many ways.
    • He is very intelligent like Frank.
    • He is philosophical like Frank when doing underhanded methods.
    • He is a drunk like Frank.
      • Lip mentioned that Youens had more DUIs than Frank.
  • In honor of Youens, Lip named his son after him.