Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  Carey, Hugh L.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameHugh L. Carey
Address
Brooklyn, New York , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born April 11, 1919
DiedAugust 06, 2011 (92 years)
Contributornystate63
Last ModifedStephen Yellin
Aug 07, 2011 10:06am
Tags Anti-Death Penalty - Pro-Choice - U.S. Army -
InfoA Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 11, 1919; graduated from St. John?s College and from the law school of the same college, LL.B., 1951; admitted to the bar in 1951 and commenced the practice of law in Brooklyn, N.Y.; during the Second World War entered the United States Army as an enlisted man in the One Hundred First Cavalry, New York National Guard, serving in Europe as a major of infantry in the One Hundred Fourth Division; decorated with Bronze Star, Croix de Guerre, and Combat Infantry Award; State chairman, Young Democrats of New York, 1946; director and officer in several industrial companies; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-seventh and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1961, until his resignation December 31, 1974; was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress, but was a successful candidate for Governor of New York; reelected in 1978 and served from January 1, 1975, until January 1, 1983; resumed the practice of law in New York City; is a resident of New York City.

[Link]

JOB APPROVAL POLLS

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 07, 2011 10:05am Advertisement Ex-NY Gov Hugh Carey dies at 92  Article Stephen Yellin 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 8.50000 Average

FAMILY

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  08/14/1980 US President - D Convention Lost 0.03% (-64.01%)
  11/07/1978 NY Governor Won 50.95% (+5.72%)
  09/12/1978 NY Governor - D Primary Won 51.98% (+18.26%)
  11/05/1974 NY Governor Won 57.22% (+15.28%)
  09/10/1974 NY Governor - D Primary Won 60.78% (+21.56%)
  11/07/1972 NY District 15 Won 52.17% (+9.19%)
  11/03/1970 NY District 15 Won 64.66% (+41.82%)
  06/17/1969 NYC Council President - D Primary Lost 23.45% (-0.31%)
  11/05/1968 NY District 15 Won 57.58% (+26.91%)
  11/08/1966 NY District 15 Won 56.84% (+13.68%)
  11/03/1964 NY District 15 Won 53.60% (+7.20%)
  11/06/1962 NY District 15 Won 50.17% (+0.35%)
  11/08/1960 NY District 12 Won 50.42% (+0.84%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 D Barack Obama
NY State Senate 26 - Nov 05, 2002 R Andrew S. Eristoff
NY Governor - Nov 05, 2002 R George Pataki
NY Governor - Nov 03, 1998 R George Pataki
NY Governor - D Primary - Sep 23, 1982 D Edward I. Koch
NY US Senate - D Primary - Sep 09, 1980 D Bess Myerson
Manhattan Borough President - Nov 08, 1977 D Robert F. Wagner III
NYC Mayor - D Primary - Sep 08, 1977 D Mario Cuomo