Leeming Carr

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Leeming Carr
MPP for Hamilton East
In office
June 25, 1923 – May 15, 1928
Preceded by George Grant Halcrow
Succeeded by William Robert Morrison
Personal details
Born (1864-12-21)December 21, 1864
Glanford, Ontario
Died June 6, 1934(1934-06-06) (aged 69)
Political party Conservative
Occupation Physician

Leeming Carr (December 21, 1864 – June 6, 1934) was a physician[1] and political figure in Ontario. He represented Hamilton East in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1923 to 1928 as a Conservative member.[2]

He was born in Glanford township and was educated in Hamilton and at the University of Toronto, the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh.[1] Carr served as a member of the Wentworth County Council from 1898 to 1900 and later was a member of the Hamilton Board of Education.[3] He was a minister without portfolio in the provincial cabinet from 1923 to 1928.[2] Carr resigned his seat in the assembly in 1928 after he was named sheriff for Wentworth County.[4]

His son L. Anderson Carr Jr was also a doctor and played with the Hamilton Alerts and won the 1912 Grey Cup.[5]


  1. ^ a b Canadian Medical Association Journal. July 1934. p. 106. PMC 403472Freely accessible. 
  2. ^ a b "Leeming Carr, MPP". Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Retrieved 2011-06-21. 
  3. ^ "Ex-Cabinet Minister Dead". The Border Cities Star. June 6, 1934. p. 1. 
  4. ^ "3 Conservative Candidates Win In By-elections". Ottawa Citizen. June 27, 1923. p. 19. 
  5. ^ https://www.thestar.com/sports/football/cfl/article/1292158--grey-cup-old-brown-beanie-payoff-for-winning-1912-championship

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