Hugh Carey

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Hugh Carey
Hugh Carey - 1977 NFTA Report (cropped).jpg
51st Governor of New York
In office
January 1, 1975 – December 31, 1982
LieutenantMary Anne Krupsak
Mario Cuomo (1979–82)
Preceded byMalcolm Wilson
Succeeded byMario Cuomo
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from New York
In office
January 3, 1961 – December 31, 1974
Preceded byFrancis E. Dorn
Succeeded byLeo C. Zeferetti
Constituency12th district (1961–63)
15th district (1963–74)
Personal details
Hugh Leo Carey

(1919-04-11)April 11, 1919
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
DiedAugust 7, 2011(2011-08-07) (aged 92)
Shelter Island, New York, U.S.
Resting placeOur Lady of the Isle Cemetery Dering Harbor, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Helen Owen
(m. 1947; died 1974)

Evangeline Gouletas
(m. 1981; div. 1989)
Children14, including Paul
Alma materSt. John's University (B.A., J.D.)
Military service
Allegiance United States
 New York
Branch/serviceNew York Army National Guard
United States Army
Years of service1939–1946
RankUS Army O4 shoulderboard rotated.svg Major
Unit101st Cavalry Regiment
415 Infantry Regiment
104th Infantry Division
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsCroix de Guerre
Bronze Star Medal

Hugh Leo Carey (April 11, 1919 – August 7, 2011) was an American politician and attorney. He was a seven-term United States Representative from 1961 to 1974, as well as 51st Governor of New York from 1975 to 1982.

Carey died on August 7, 2011 at his home in Shelter Island, New York of heart failure at the age of 92.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Tracy, Thomas (2011-08-08). "Hugh Carey, governor who saved New York, is dead". The Brooklyn Paper. Retrieved 2016-10-03.