Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Carey, Joseph Maull

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; was graduated from the law department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1864; was admitted to the bar in 1867 and commenced practice in Philadelphia; named United States attorney for the Territory of Wyoming upon its organization in 1869 and served until his resignation in 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 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; was then elected to the United States Senate and served from November 15, 1890, until March 3, 1895; unsuccessful candidate in 1895 for reelection; resumed the practice of law in Cheyenne, Wyo.; Governor of Wyoming 1911-1913; 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.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Carey, Joseph Maull," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.948 Original Sources, accessed April 20, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CPMIUZ4R1SJNBFE.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Carey, Joseph Maull." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.948, Original Sources. 20 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CPMIUZ4R1SJNBFE.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Carey, Joseph Maull' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.948. Original Sources, retrieved 20 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CPMIUZ4R1SJNBFE.