Member Biography

Jacob Walter Carr 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1941-1942       41 Republican
1943-1944       41 Republican
1945-1946       41 Republican
1947-1948       41 Republican

COUNTIES: Armstrong, Butler  


11/27/1886 - 05/16/1977

Jacob Walter Carr (R41) Armstrong and Butler Counties 1941-1948

Early Life:

Jacob Walter Carr Born November 27, 1886, Natrona Heights, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; son of David and Mary Walter Carr; Tarentum High School, editor school publication, football, Tarentum, Allegheny County,Pennsylvania, 1905; agent, Pennsylvania Railroad; elected, Republican Pennsylvania State Senate, 1941-1948; married, Lila Harrison Carr; died, May 16, 1977, interment, Greenlawn Burial Estates, Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania. 

Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:

Member, Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), Order of the Knights of Pythagoras, Free and Accepted Masons, Princes of Jerusalem, Scottish Rite, committeeman, Order Railroad Telegraphers; president, Butler Rotary Club; president, Butler Motor Club; lay preacher, Methodist Church.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican Pennsylvania State Senate, 41st district, Armstrong and Butler Counties, 1941-1948; committee assignments, Agriculture, Constitutional Changes (Chairman), Elections, Federal Relations, Insurance, Labor and Industry, Law and Order, Public Health, Representative Apportionment, Workman’s Compensation. 



Too Well Loved To Be Forgotten


Cox, Harold "Senate Members "C"Wilkes University Election Statistics ProjectWilkes University.

The Pennsylvania Manual (1943). Focht, B. (Editor). (Volume 86). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 610, 614, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 595. 

Jacob W Carr (1886-1977) - Find a Grave Memorial