Nathan T. Carr
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Indiana's 3rd district
December 5, 1876 – March 3, 1877
|Preceded by||Michael C. Kerr|
|Succeeded by||George A. Bicknell|
|Born||December 25, 1833|
Corning, New York
|Died||May 28, 1885 (aged 51)|
|Resting place||City Cemetery, Indiana, U.S.|
Born in Corning, New York, Carr attended the common schools, and was graduated from Starkey Academy in 1851. He moved to Midland County, Michigan. He studied law. He was admitted to the Midland County bar in 1858 and commenced practice at Vassar, Michigan. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1858-1860. Recorder of Midland County in 1861 and 1862.
He served as a lieutenant in the Second Regiment, Michigan Volunteer Infantry, in 1862. He moved to Columbus, Indiana, in 1867.
He served as prosecuting attorney for Bartholomew, Shelby, Jackson, and Brown Counties in 1870.
Carr was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Michael C. Kerr and served from December 5, 1876, to March 3, 1877. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1876.
Later career and death
He resumed the practice of law in Columbus, Indiana. He was appointed judge of the ninth judicial circuit court of Indiana in 1878.
He died in Columbus, Indiana, May 28, 1885. He was interred in the City Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Nathan T. Carr (id: C000179)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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