Carleton Hunt
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
Preceded byRandall L. Gibson
Succeeded byLouis St. Martin
Personal details
Born(1836-01-01)January 1, 1836
New Orleans, Louisiana
DiedAugust 14, 1921(1921-08-14) (aged 85)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Political partyDemocratic
Other political
affiliations
Constitutional Union Party

Carleton Hunt (January 1, 1836 – August 14, 1921) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing the state of Louisiana. He served one term as a Democrat.

Hunt was born in New Orleans and attended Harvard and law school at Tulane. 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). He married Georgine Cammack; the couple had three sons, who became a doctor and two lawyers. Hunt died in New Orleans.

United States Congress. "HUNT, Carleton (id: H000969)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

U.S. House of Representatives Preceded byRandall Lee Gibson Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana's 1st congressional district 1883 – 1885 Succeeded byLouis St. Martin