Karoly Hokky papers
Papers (1954-1970) of Karoly Hokky (1888-197?), a Hungarian American educator, include correspondence, especially with Maria Ugron Podhorszky; papers; and writings. Hokky served in both the Czechoslovak and Hungarian parliaments as a representative from the Carpatho-Ruthenian area before his escape following World War II.
- Creation: 1954-1970
- Hokky, Karoly, 1883-1970 (Person)
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Hungarian and English
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An educator and former Hungarian politician, Karoly Hokky (1888-1970) was born in Abaujszepesi, Hungary and educated at the University of Budapest and University of Kolozsvár, Hungary. Hokky was a teacher, teaching in Budapest and Kassa, Hungary; served in the military during World War II; organized the Christian Social Party in Carpathian Ruthenia; and served in the parliaments of Hungary and Czechoslovakia. Hokky was also editor of "Hatarszeli Ujsag" from 1921 to 1929, and a staff member of "Pragai Magyar Hirlap" from 1922 to 1938. Following World War II, he came to the United States as a refugee.
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