Carleton Hunt

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Carleton Hunt (January 1, 1836 – August 14, 1921) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing the state of Louisiana. He served one term as a Democrat.

Hunt was born in New Orleans and attended Harvard and law school at Tulane. Prior to the Civil War he had been affiliated with the Constitutional Union Party. He was a professor and ten-year dean of the law school at Tulane. He served as a lieutenant in the Confederate artillery during the Civil War.

Carleton Hunt was the son of prominent New Orleans physician Thomas Hunt (1808-1867), who was one of the founders of Tulane University's medical school, and the former Aglae Marie Carleton (1816-1847). He married Georgine Cammack; the couple had three sons, who became a doctor and two lawyers. Hunt died in New Orleans.

External links[edit]

United States Congress. "HUNT, Carleton (id: H000969)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Randall Lee Gibson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 1st congressional district

1883 – 1885
Succeeded by
Louis St. Martin