Benjamin S. Hooper obit
DEATH OF B. S. HOOPER. Represented the Fourth Virginia District in Congress Some Years Ago. Richmond, Va.. Jan. 18.?Hon. Benja? min S. Hooper, ex-member ot Congress from the Fouilh district, died *in Farm ville yesterday morning after a few min? utes illness. He retired at night in per? fect health, Out expired in a few minutes after waking up The cause of death was hei.rt disease. Capt. Hooper was in his <J!ld year, and was born in Buckingham county. He was a half brother to the late Judge K. A. Richardson, of the supreme court of appeals, who, iu his will, be? queathed half of Iiis estate to Capt. Hooper. The deceased was a captain in the Con? federate army, and made a creditable record. Alter the war lie became a Re? publican in politics, as did Iiis brother, Mr. Henry R. IIcnDer. who was for ninny years clerk of the circuit and county courts of Prince Edward. Capt. Hooper represented the Fourth ^Congressional district in Conuress one term, during the eighties, and at. the time of Iiis deatli lie was a division deputy in the Internal rev? enue department, Col. Brady having ap pointed him in-charge of the counties of Prince Edward, Luuenhurg, Greensvllle, Scrrey, Esrex, Southampton, Dinwiddle, Brunswick and Charlotte. The deceased married Miss Sully W. ITolman, daughter of Mr. John S. Hoi man, of Cumberland county, and she, with two little sons, survives him.