John W. Carr

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For the British physician, see John Walter Carr.

John W. Carr (March 26, 1874 – June 14, 1932) was a North Dakota Republican Party politician who served as the 15th Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota under George F. Shafer. Carr also served in the North Dakota House from 1923 to 1928.[1]

Mr. Carr was born on March 26, 1874 in Fayette County, Iowa. He married Marie Remmen (May 19, 1874 - March 4, 1920) on August 22, 1905 in Valley City, North Dakota. They had four children: Edwin Remmen Carr, (June 11, 1906 - April 22, 1999), Mary Tora Carr McDonald (May 4, 1909 - November 2, 2003), William John Carr (February 8, 1915 - November 4, 1998), and Martha Marie Carr Oyen (October 5, 1917 - November 9, 1998). He died on June 14, 1932 in Jamestown, North Dakota. At the time of his passing, Mr. Carr was a candidate for Governor of North Dakota.

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  1. ^ North Dakota Blue Book, 1989
Political offices
Preceded by
Walter Maddock
Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota
1929–1933
Succeeded by
Ole H. Olson