Hugh Carey

Hugh Carey

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Hugh Leo Carey is an attorney and the 51st Governor of New York, and a former seven-term United States Representative. Carey was born in Brooklyn, New York. Carey joined the U.S. Army as an enlisted man during World War II, served in Europe, and reached the rank of colonel. He received his bachelor's degree in 1942 and law degree in 1951 from St. John's University and was admitted to the bar that same year. Running as a Democrat, Carey was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1960, unseating Republican incumbent Francis E. Dorn. He served seven terms. He served on the House Ways and Means Committee and led the effort to pass the first Federal Aid to Education program. He was elected Governor of New York in 1974 and resigned his Congressional seat on December 31, 1974. Carey was reelected in 1978, serving two full terms as Governorshow more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134938238
  • 9786134938235