Martin Faust

Full Name: Martin Faust
Date of birth: October 31, 1887
Date of death: February 28, 1972

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 21 Feb 28, 1918 - Jan 11, 1921 36th (1) (2)   35th (3) (4)   36th (1) (2)   Democrat New Braunfels / Comal Senate President Pro Tempore (36th)   Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays

(1) 36th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 10/2/1920, 4th C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) 36th Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/14/1919, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(3) Martin Faust candidate for State Senator, 21st District, subject to the action of the democratic primary, 1/3/1918, p. 4. Lockhart Post-Register.
(4) Martin Faust, in special election 2/5/1918, sworn 2/28/1918, succeeded James A. Harley, vacated office 9/29/1917. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, May 1972, p. 477. Texas Bar Journal.


  • Photograph. Martin Faust, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Agricultural Affairs  
Civil Jurisprudence  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Military Affairs (Vice Chair) 
Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
Sanitary Conditions in Austin, Investigate  
State Institutions and Departments  
35th R.S. - 1917
Civil Jurisprudence  
Congressional Districts  
Educational Affairs  
Internal Improvements  
Military Affairs  
Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
Senatorial Districts  
State Penitentiaries  

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