John Leeds Kerr (January 15, 1780 - February 21, 1844) was an American politician. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1825 to 1829 and 1831 to 1833, representing the seventh district of Maryland. In 1841, he was appointed to the U.S. Senate seat from Maryland left vacant by the death of John S. Spence, and served in that position until 1843.
Preceded by: William Hayward, Jr. U.S. Congressman, Maryland's 7th District 1825 - 1829 Succeeded by: Richard Spencer Preceded by: Richard Spencer U.S. Congressman, Maryland's 7th District 1831 - 1833 Succeeded by: Francis Thomas Preceded by: John S. Spence Class 3 U.S. Senator from Maryland 1841 - 1843 Succeeded by: James A. Pearce