THOMAS J. CARR SR. was the son of James J. Carr and his wife, the former Anna Roberts. He was appointed to the Camden Police department on December 1, 1940. He lived at Bank Street in East Camden as early as 1947 through at least early 1965. Thomas Carr retired on disability from the Camden Police Department Street. 

In 1961 Thomas Carr was elected chairman of the Republican city committee in Camden. He did not stand for re-election in 1962. In 1965 took a position in Trenton with the New Jersey State Senate as assistant sergeant-of-arms.

Camden Courier-Post - July 31, 1948

THREE MEMBERS OF CAMDEN TRAFFIC squad are shown on new motorcycle mounts which went into service this week. Left to right are Patrolmen Martin Nelson, Frank Wilmot, and Thomas Carr in front of City Hall. Seven of the new $800 vehicles were delivered to the department on Wednesday, Capt. Nathan Petit, squad commander, announced.

Camden Courier-Post
September 7, 1949

Charley Humes

Howard Unruh - Walt Carley - Jake Weiner - Stanley Bobiak - William Deery - Russ Maurer
Charles Hance - Everett Joslin - Cecil Picou - Thomas Carr - William Moll - Martin "Sid" Nelson
Harry J. "Barney" Tracey - William Kelly Sr. - Marshall Thompson
Vince Conley - Leonard Andruzza - William Rogers -
John Ferry

Camden Courier-Post
November 29, 1950

Thomas Carr
Howland Croft Sons & Company
James J. Carr
Mrs. Anna M. Burns
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church
North 21st Street

Camden Courier-Post
March 3, 1958

Whitman Avenue
Thomas J. Carr Sr.
John K. Voll
Harrison Pike
Joseph Gfrorer
Arthur C. Batten
Winfield D. Leviseur
Joseph Ballinghoff
John E. Moore
Howard Brickner
Joseph Dmochowski
Leon Puszczykowski
Ernest Tartagalia
Spencer Smith Jr.
George Bowen
Bruce A. Wallace