|From||United States of America|
|Birth||1827, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA|
|Death||1905, New York City, New York, USA (aged 78 years)|
James Coolidge Carter (1827–1905) was a New York City lawyer, a partner in the firm that eventually became Carter Ledyard & Milburn, which he helped found in 1854.
Carter graduated from Harvard College in 1850 and Harvard Law School in 1853.
He was one of the founders and the first president of the National Civic League.
In 1892, he was appointed one of the counsel to present the claims of the United States before the Bering Sea tribunal.
He died in New York City on February 14, 1905.