Henry Carroll (born December 21, 1937 in
Boniface, Manitoba) is a lawyer
and politician in Manitoba, Canada.
served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of
from 1981 to 1986, initially as a New Democrat
subsequently as an independent.
was educated at the University of Manitoba, and later practiced as a lawyer.
ran for the provincial legislature in the election of 1973
as a New
Democrat, finishing second to Progressive
Conservative Edward McGill
. He ran
for the seat again in the provincial election of 1977
with the same result.
McGill did not seek re-election in the provincial election of 1981
and Carroll was able to take the seat on his third try, defeating
Tory candidate John
by about 400 votes. The NDP under Howard Pawley
won a majority government in
this election, and Carroll entered the legislature as a government
Soon after, he announced his decision to leave the NDP (on August 19
subsequently opposed the Pawley government's intentions to
re-entrench French language services in provincial law. He did not
seek re-election in 1986.
In the federal election
, Carroll ran as a candidate of the Reform Party
in the riding of
. He finished
in fourth place, well behind victorious Progressive
. He has not attempted to re-enter provincial or federal
politics since then.
now works as a lawyer in Brandon.