Hugh Carey

American politician Hugh Carey

Hugh Leo Carey was an American attorney, the 51st Governor of New York from 1975 to 1982, and a seven-term United States Representative (1961–1974).
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Rossie: Carey found strength in compromise - Press & Sun-Bulletin
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Hugh Carey as he spoke at the 1980 Hispanic women's conference in New York. / ASSOCIATED PRESS The spate of newspaper and television commentary that followed the death of former New York Gov. Hugh Carey, all of it or nearly all of it laudatory,
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Inside Out: Hugh & Perry — warriors from a different era - Shelter Island Reporter
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I can't pretend I knew Hugh Carey but I related to him almost as if I did. An old friend of mine married Perry Duryea, Governor Carey's tall, silver-haired GOP challenger from Montauk in the 1978
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Peter King praises Hugh Carey - Irish Echo
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Congressman Peter King has praised the life and work of former New York governor Hugh Carey, who died earlier this month. King, a Republican, praised Carey for being an “outstanding governor” who had “literally saved New York City and New York State
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HUGH CAREY, FORMER NEW YORK GOVERNOR , 1919-2011 - Express.co.uk
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ASKED in a 2007 New York Times interview what he would most like to be remembered for, former governor Hugh Carey replied: “As a man who loved the people of New York as much as he loved his own family.” During his two terms as governor of New York
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Hugh Carey drew inspiration from his Irish roots - Irish Echo
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Today, it is a model for all to emulate and stands as a tribute to Hugh Carey and all who answered his call for the people of the Six Counties. Carey told me how much he loved his County Galway heritage and was a frequent, happy visitor, to Ireland
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Hugh Carey: "The Man Who Saved New York'' - Syracuse.com (blog)
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HUGH CAREY (right) makes an emphatic point during a House subcommittee hearing in October 1975. Carey and Felix Rohatyn (left), chairman of the Municipal Assistance Corp., pushed for legislation to aid New York City, which was on the brink of financial
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At Funeral, Carey Is Remembered for Leading New York Out of a Fiscal Crisis
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Former Gov. Hugh L. Carey was remembered on Thursday as a leader who steered New York City and the state through the financial turbulence of the 1970s, a time that some mourners at his funeral said had been echoed in recent fights about government and spending. ''As governor, he faced both a state and a city which, in the words of his friend Mayor
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Carey Stance on Abortion Praised by Cardinal Egan - New York Daily News (blog)
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They came to praise Hugh Carey as well as bury him, with a loving send-off by friends, family and his church. But Edward Cardinal Egan, the retired archbishop of New York who came to be a close friend of Carey in recent years,
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Paid Notice: Deaths CAREY, HUGH L
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CAREY--Hugh L. Governor. The Campo Family honors and cherishes the memory of our late father's dear friend Governor Hugh L. Carey - the man who saved New York. Our loving thoughts and wishes go out to our good friends the Carey Family members.
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Paid Notice: Deaths CAREY, HUGH L
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CAREY--Hugh L. The St. John's University community celebrates the life and mourns the passing of the Honorable Hugh L. Carey patriot, patriarch, man of faith, friend and most accomplished alumnus of this university. A veteran of World War II, leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, and two-term Governor of New York State, he served the public
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Before Taking on Albany, Raising 14 Children in 1960s Brooklyn
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For one boisterous decade in the 1960s, the three-story brick house in Park Slope, Brooklyn, on the corner of Second Street and Prospect Park West, was the vibrant epicenter of politics and family life for Hugh L. Carey. His 14 children watched Kennedys go in and out of the gold-carpeted parlor, played table tennis and pool in the basement, slept
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Gov. Hugh Carey, 92; Kept New York Solvent
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Hugh L. Carey , the governor who helped rescue New York from the brink of financial collapse in the 1970s and tamed a culture of ever-growing spending, died Sunday at his summer home on Shelter Island, N.Y. He was 92. His death was announced by the office of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. “Governor Carey led our state during a time of great financial
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2011
    Age 91
    Carey died surrounded by his family on August 7, 2011.
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  • 2009
    Age 89
    On October 22, 2009, he was named as the recipient of University at Albany Foundation's Citizen Laureate Award.
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  • 1989
    Age 69
    Carey and Gouletas-Carey divorced in 1989.
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    In 1989, Carey announced that he was no longer pro-choice and regretted his support for legalized abortion and public financing of abortion as governor.
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  • 1982
    Age 62
    Carey decided against seeking a third term as governor in 1982.
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  • 1981
    Age 61
    In 1981, Carey married Evangeline Gouletas, a Chicago-based Greek-American real estate mogul.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1978
    Age 58
    In 1978, he was challenged for re-election by State Assembly Minority Leader and former Assembly Speaker Perry Duryea.
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    Carey was reelected in 1978, serving two full terms as governor.
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  • 1976
    Age 56
    Carey considered running for President in 1976 and 1980.
  • 1974
    Age 54
    Carey's first wife had died in 1974, and Carey later attributed his decision not to seek the Democratic nomination for President in 1976 to her death.
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    Carey became the state's first Democratic governor in 16 years in 1974, unseating incumbent Republican Malcolm Wilson, who had assumed the office after Nelson Rockefeller resigned in December 1973 (to work on the Commission on Critical Choices for Americans). Nationally, the 1974 election was dominated by the Watergate scandal which had destroyed President Richard Nixon's presidency and hurt Republicans nationwide.
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    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.
  • FORTIES
  • 1965
    Age 45
    In 1965, he and Fogerty had sponsored The National Technical Institute for the Deaf, which was awarded to the Rochester Institute of Technology.
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  • 1960
    Age 40
    Running as a Democrat, Carey was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1960, unseating Republican incumbent Francis E. Dorn.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1947
    Age 27
    In 1947, Carey married Helen Owen.
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  • 1942
    Age 22
    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.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1919
    Born
    Born on April 11, 1919.
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