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J.J. Faulk J.J. Faulk
Full Name: James Jonathan Faulk
Date of birth: February 11, 1851
Date of death: July 16, 1935

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 9 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (1) (2)   28th (3)   Democrat Athens / Henderson Senate President Pro Tempore (29th)   Henderson, Kaufman, Navarro
H 23 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (4)   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson
(1) 29th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 3/26/1906, 2nd C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) 29th Legislature - 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the hold over Senators." Senate Journal.
(3) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch of the author, J.J. Faulk, pp. 321-322. "In politics, I [Faulk] am a life-long Democrat." History of Henderson County Texas: Recording Names of Early Pioneers, Their Struggles and Handicaps, Condition and Appearance of the County, Advancement and Progress to the Present, 1929.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary (partial), "J.J. Faulk, lawyer, educator, author, is dead at Athens," 7/17/1935, p. 1. Continuation not found in July 17 issue. Dallas Morning News.
  • James Jonathan Faulk - birth date 2/11/1851; death date 7/16/1935; interment in City Cemetery, Athens, Henderson County, TX. Find a Grave.
  • Wedding announcement of Hon. J.J. Faulk and Genie Beaty, Athens Weekly Review 6/28/1923. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.J. Faulk, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. J.J. Faulk, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.J. Faulk, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 28th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 29th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Newspaper Reports, Investigate, Special  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
    State Asylums (Chair) 
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Engrossed Bills  
    Federal Relations  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    State Penitentiaries  
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
    Educational Affairs  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Places of Business and Suitable Buildings for Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and Commissioners of Appeals  
    Quarters for State Departments, Select (Co-Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts  
     

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