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Carey, Joseph M. (Joseph Maull), 1845-1924

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Personal name headingCarey, Joseph M. (Joseph Maull), 1845-1924
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Variant(s)Carey, Mr. (Joseph Maull), 1845-1924
See alsoWyoming. Governor (1911-1915 : Carey)
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Birth date1845-01-19
Death date1924-02-05
Place of birthMilton (Del.)
Place of deathCheyenne (Wyo.)
AffiliationUniversity of Pennsylvania. Department of Law
United States Centennial Commission
Republican National Committee (U.S.)
Cheyenne (Wyo.). Mayor
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. Senate
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Profession or occupationLegislators Lawyers Governors Mayors
Found inNUCMC data from LOC, Mss. Div. for Van Devanter, W. Papers, 1884-1941 (Joseph M. Carey; 1845-1924)
WwWA, 1897-1942 (Carey, Joseph Maull; 1845-1924; gov., Wyo.; s. Robert Hood & Susan (Davis) C.; m. Louisa David; orig. from Pa. & Del.; moved to Wyo., 1869; interests in cattle & real est.; U.S. Dist. Atty., Wyo. Terr.; mayor, Cheyenne; del., 49th-51st Congresses; governor, Wyo., 1911-15)
NUCMC data from Wyo. St. Archives for His Papers, 1911-1915 (Gov. Joseph M. Carey; governor of Wyo. 1911-1915)
David Barnhart, 1890: p. 1 (Mr. Carey, from the Committee on Military Affairs)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, August 25, 2016 (Carey, Joseph Maull, (father of Robert Davis Carey), a Delegate from the Territory of Wyoming and a Senator from Wyoming; born in Milton, Sussex County, Del., January 19, 1845; attended the common schools, Fort Edward Collegiate Institute, and Union College, New York; graduated from the law department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1864; admitted to the bar in 1867 and commenced practice in Philadelphia; United States attorney for the Territory of Wyoming upon its organization 1869-1871; associate justice of the supreme court of the Territory of Wyoming 1871-1876; retired from the bench and engaged in the cattle and ranching business; member of the United States Centennial Commission 1872-1876; member of the Republican National Committee 1876-1897; mayor of Cheyenne, Wyo., 1881-1885; elected as a Republican to the Forty-ninth, Fiftieth, and Fifty-first Congresses and served from March 4, 1885, until July 10, 1890, when the Territory became a State; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from November 15, 1890, until March 3, 1895; unsuccessful candidate in 1895 for reelection; chairman, Committee on Education and Labor (Fifty-second Congress); resumed the practice of law in Cheyenne, Wyo.; Governor of Wyoming 1911-1915; one of the organizers of the Progressive Party in 1912; vice president of the Federal Land Bank; member of the board of trustees of the University of Wyoming at Laramie; died in Cheyenne, Wyo., February 5, 1924; interment in Lakeview Cemetery)