J.H. Faubion

James Henry Faubion

Full Name: James Henry Faubion
Date of birth: August 20, 1844
Date of death: June 9, 1930

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 20 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th (1) (2)   Democrat Leander / Williamson   Burnet, Lampasas, Travis, Williamson
H 71 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Leander / Williamson   Williamson
H 78 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (3) (4)   Democrat Leander / Williamson   Williamson
H 78 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (5)   Democrat Leander / Williamson   Williamson
H 78 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Leander / Williamson   Williamson

(1) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(2) 28th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/13/1903, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(3) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(4) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(5) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Account of James Henry Faubion's military service from, "Reminiscences of the Civil War," The Faubion's, 1922.
  • Confederate States Army, First Sergeant, Company C, 26th Tennessee Infantry. Biographical sketch. Lewis Publishing Company. History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson Counties, 1893, pp. 575-576. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • James Henry Faubion, birth date 8/20/1844 in Tennessee; death date 6/9/1930 in Leander, Williamson County, Texas; farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Relatives: James Henry Faubion - uncle; Herbert Elmo Faubion - nephew, p. 36, The Faubion's, 1922.
  • Buried in Marble Falls Cemetery: H.E. Faubion, 7/31/1875, 1/14/1963; Lenora L. [wife of H.E.] 7/7/1876, 4/11/1964; S.H. [father of H.E.] 2/3/1852, 11/6/1931; Tilghman A. [grandfather of H.E. and father of James Henry], 6/17/1828, 10/8/1908. Genealogy.com, 2004.
  • James Henry Faubion, Democrat, farmer & merchant, age 48 in 1893, born in Tennessee. Legislative Reference Library Card File.


  • Photograph. J.H. Faubion, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.H. Faubion, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. J.H. Faubion, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.H. Faubion, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.H. Faubion, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

28th R.S. - 1903
Agricultural Affairs  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Internal Improvements  
Investigate the fairness of the meeting of senators to determine by drawing of lots the lengths of their terms  
Military Affairs  
Mining and Irrigation (Chair) 
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Health  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Affairs  
Town and City Corporations  
23rd R.S. - 1893
Counties and County Boundaries  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Affairs  
State Asylums  
21st R.S. - 1889
Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
Private Land Claims  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Institutions of Learning  
20th R.S. - 1887
Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
County Government and County Finance  
New Capitol, Furnishing  
Privileges and Elections  
Proposition by T.H. Wheless, Stenographic Report of the Proceedings of the Legislature  
Public Lands and Land Office  
19th R.S. - 1885
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Public Land and Land Office  

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