Robert Meek Carter

Robert Meek Carter (1814–1882) was a British coal merchant and Liberal politician.

In 1850 he was elected to Leeds council as a Chartist, and was reelected in 1853.[1] In 1868 he was elected as a Member of Parliament for Leeds, a position he held until his resignation in 1876.


Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
George Skirrow Beecroft
Edward Baines
Member of Parliament for Leeds
With: William St James Wheelhouse 1868–1876
Edward Baines 1868–1874
Robert Tennant 1874–1876
Succeeded by
William St James Wheelhouse
Robert Tennant
John Barran

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