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United States representative , politician , university professor

Carleton Hunt, American lawyer. Member Board of Administrators, 1866-1869, professor admiralty and international law, 1869-1878, professor civil law, 1878-1882, and dean 9 years, University of Louisiana (now Tulane University); member 48th Congress (1883-1885).

Background

Hunt, Carleton was born on January 1, 1836 in New Orleans. Son of Thomas (Doctor of Medicine founder Medical College of Louisiana, president University of Louisiana) and Aglae H. (d. of Justice Henry Carleton).

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1856, A.M., 1859. Bachelor of Laws, University of Louisiana, 1858 (Doctor of Laws, 1880).

Career

He served one term as a Democrat. 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). Hunt died in New Orleans.

Membership

Member Board of Administrators, 1866-1869, professor admiralty and international law, 1869-1878, professor civil law, 1878-1882, and dean 9 years, University of Louisiana (now Tulane University). Member 48th Congress (1883-1885).

Connections

Married Louise Elizabeth Georgine Cammack, December 24, 1860.

father:
Thomas Hunt

spouse:
Louise Elizabeth Georgine Cammack