Benjamin Foster Halsey, Democrat, Representative from Washington County, was born at Tarboro, N.C., May 17, 1863. Â Son of Robert S. and Sarah E. (Alexander) Halsey. Â Was educated at Williamston and Plymouth High School; University of Maryland, Medical School, 1885; Vanderbilt University, Medical School, 1893. Â Physician. Â Coroner of Washington County. Â Mayor of Roper. Â Charitable Brotherhood. Â Married Miss Ida Chesson, October 4, 1889. Â Address: Roper, NC.
Source: Â 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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