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Joe Carey
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 1988
Other Position: Administration; 1925-56
Joe Carey
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 09/27/2007

A 1911 graduate of CMU, he spent 31 years at his alma mater before retiring in 1956... taught in St. Johns, Bay City and Spokane, Wash., as well as Eastern Illinois after graduation... returned to CMU in 1925 as an assistant professor of geography... became head of the aeronautics department in 1943 and one year later was named head of the geography department, a position he kept until retirement... active in athletics as an undergraduate, he chaired the faculty athletic committee for 20 years and was well-known throughout Michigan as a football official... all four of Joe and Ida Carey's children - Terry, Pat, Paul and Betty Lou - attended CMU.