William C. Hammer

William Cicero Hammer ( born March 24, 1865 Asheboro, North Carolina, † September 26, 1930 ) was an American politician. Between 1921 and 1930 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


William Hammer attended both private and public schools. He then studied at Yadkin Institute and at Western Maryland College in Westminster. Then he taught himself as a teacher. He rose to the headmaster. After studying law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his 1891 was admitted to the bar he began in Asheboro to work in this profession. He was also a member of the municipal council, mayor, school commissioner and school principals. Between 1901 and 1914 Hammer prosecutor was at the Superior Court more than 40 years, he served as owner and editor of the newspaper " Asheboro Courier". From 1914 to 1920 he was attorney general.

Politically, Hammer member of the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 1920 he was in the seventh constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Leonidas D. Robinson on March 4, 1921. After four elections he could remain until his death on September 26, 1930 in Congress. He was married to Minnie Lee Hancock (1873-1959), with whom he had a daughter.