Benjamin Foster Halsey, Democrat, Representative from Washington County, was born at Tarboro, N.C., May 17, 1863. Son of Robert S. and Sarah E. (Alexander) Halsey. Was educated at Williamston and Plymouth High School; University of Maryland, Medical School, 1885; Vanderbilt University, Medical School, 1893. Physician. Coroner of Washington County. Mayor of Roper. Charitable Brotherhood. Married Miss Ida Chesson, October 4, 1889. Address: Roper, NC.
Source: North Carolina, and North Carolina Historical Commission.North Carolina Manual. Raleigh: North Carolina Historical Commission, 1917. Available @ Google Books <http://books.google.com/books?id=KdUGAQAAIAAJ>
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