Party affiliation: Democrat
Hugh Leo Carey, American lawyer, former Governor of New York. Bar: New York 1951. Decorated Bronze Star Medal, Croix de Guerre with Silver Star, Infantry Combat badge. Founder Carey Cup; trustee Flax Trust; Member of National Institute Former Governors (chairman 1991-1993), Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, K. of C., Ancient Order Hibernians, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick.
Member United States Congress from 12th New York district, 1960—1974, deputy whip. Governor State of New York, 1975—1982. Executive vice president W.R. Grace & Company, 1987—1995, director environmental policy, 1987—1993, director government relations division, 1993—1995.
Senior partner Harris Beach LLP, since 1995. Delaware Democratic National Mid-Term Conference, 1974. Chairman New York State World Council, 1984—1985, National Institute Former Governors, 1991—1993.
Vice chairman American Battle Monuments Commission, 1994. Board directors Triarc Companies, Inc., 1994—2008, Wendy's Arby's Group Inc., since 2008, China Trust Bank, Public Policy Institute. Member North America board Smurfit Graduate School Business.
Lieutenant colonel infantry New York National Guard, World War II.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
1960 - 1974
1975 - 1982