Hallett Sydney Ward

Hallett Sydney Ward ( born August 31, 1870 Gatesville, Gates County, North Carolina, † March 31, 1956 in Washington, North Carolina ) was an American politician. Between 1921 and 1925 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Hallett Ward attended the public schools of his home. After a subsequent law studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his 1893 was admitted to the bar he began in Winton to work in this profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. Between 1899 and 1901, Ward was a member of the Senate of North Carolina; in the years 1902 and 1903 he was mayor of Plymouth. From 1904 to 1910 he served as a prosecutor in the first judicial district of his state. Since 1904 he was in Washington in Beaufort County resident and worked there as a lawyer.

In the congressional elections of 1920, Ward became the first constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John Humphrey Small on March 4, 1921. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1925 two legislative sessions. In 1924 he abandoned a bid again. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Ward again worked as a lawyer. In 1931 he moved again into the state Senate. He died on March 31, 1956 in Washington, where he was also buried.