Carr, Lewis E. was born on March 10, 1842 in Salisbury, Herkimer Company, New York, United States. Son of Eleazer and Hannah (Carr) Carr.
Academic education, Fulton and Fairfield, New York. Bachelor of Laws, Albany Law School, 1864.
Admitted to bar, 1864, and began practice at Port Jervis, New York. Counsel for New York,L.E.&W. Railroad Company in Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and Delaware companies, New York, 1872-1894. Resident counsel D.&H. Company at Albany, since 1894.
District attorney, Orange Company, 1872-1875. Member of commission to propose amendments to New York constitution, 1890. Member board education, Port Jervis, 16 years.