Benjamin H. Bunn
Bunn was born in 1844 on a farm in Nash County. During the Civil War he served in the army of the Confederacy. After the war he studied law and was admitted to the legal profession in 1866. He practiced in Rocky Mount, where he was elected mayor in 1867. From 1883 to 1885 he was a member of the House of Representatives from North Carolina.
Bunn was elected as a Democrat to Congress and represented there on 4 March 1889 to 3 March 1895, the fourth electoral district of his state in the U.S. House of Representatives. In the 1894 election, he did not run again. Bunn was now head of the post office of Rocky Mount and held that post from April 23 1895 until the appointment of his successor on 27 July 1897. Then he started practicing again in his former profession. He died in 1907 in Nash County, near Rocky Mount, and was buried in the Pineview Cemetery.