James Drew Carr ’57

James Drew Carr ’57 died on November 3, 2005, in Falmouth, Maine.

Born on July 17, 1935, in Houlton, he prepared for college at Houlton High School and attended Ricker Classical Institute in Houlton for a year before being accepted into the sophomore class at Bowdoin. He became a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. After serving in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1958, he attended Babson College. Following his graduation from Babson in 1960, he attended Boston University School of Law, from which he was graduated in 1964. He returned to Houlton, where he opened his own law office. From 1966 to 1974, he was the judge of probate for Aroostook County and served as president of the Aroostook County Bar Association. He was a member of the Town of Houlton Budget Committee and a member of the vestry and the choir at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Houlton. He also served as a director of the Houlton Rotary Club and as a master of the local chapter of the Masons. He had served as president of the Houlton Community Golf Club, and of Nickerson Lake Wilderness Preservation, Inc. He was also a director of the Aroostook Mental Health Center and had served as president of the Houlton Community Chorus and as a director of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. In Bowdoin affairs, Mr. Carr was president of the Aroostook Bowdoin Club. Surviving are his sister, Joanne Carr Riddell of Falmouth, and a nephew, James D. Liddell of Yarmouth.