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Archibald J. Carey

clergyman , judge

Archibald J. Carey, American clergyman, judge. Member Alpha Phi Alpha (past president).


Carey, Archibald J. was born on February 29, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Archibald J. and Elizabeth (Davis) Carey.


Student of University Chicago, 1925-1927. Bachelor of Science, Lewis Institute, 1928. Bachelor of Divinity, Northwestern University, 1932.

Juris Doctor, Chicago Kent College Law, 1935. Doctor of Divinity, Wilberforce U., 1943. Honorary Doctor of Laws, John Marshall Law School, 1954.


Eloise. Ordained to ministry African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1930. Pastor Woodlawn Church, Chicago, 1930-1949. Pastor Quinn Chapel, 1949-1967, minister emeritus, 1967-1981.

Admitted to Illinois bar., 1936, practiced in Chicago. Member Prescott, Taylor, Carey & Cooper. Judge Circuit Court of Cook County, 1966-1978, 80-81.

Director, past president Illinois Federal Savings & Loan Association Elected alderman 3d Ward, Chicago, 1947, 51. Chairman President’s Committee on Government Employment Policy, 1957-1961, vice chairman, 1955-1957. Member United States delegation 8th General Assembly United Nations, 1953.

Republican nominee 1st Illinois District, United States Congress, 1950. Received 1st prize oratorical contest Chicago Daily News, 1924. Edmund W. Burke law scholarship, 1935.


Member Alpha Phi Alpha (past president).


Married Hazel Harper, January 1, 1931.

Archibald J. Carey

Elizabeth (Davis) Carey

Hazel Harper