J.R. Faulkner

James R. Faulkner

Full Name: James R. Faulkner, Jr.
Date of birth: September 1, 1907
Date of death: December 24, 1974

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 100-1 Jan 10, 1939 - Sep 7, 1940 46th (1)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis

(1) Faulkner resigned 9/7/1940. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Terms of Service top

House District 100-1
Jan 10, 1939 - Sep 7, 1940
Legislatures: 46th (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Waxahachie / Ellis
Counties in district: Ellis

(1) Faulkner resigned 9/7/1940. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, J.R. Faulkner, Jr., "Faulkner Services Scheduled," 12/29/1974, p. 8. Courtesy Nicholas P. Sims Library, Waxahachie, Texas. Waxahachie Daily Light.

Other Resources

  • J.R. Faulkner, marriage to Eileen Louise Stephenson 6/9/1939 in Washington County. Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1837-1965. J.R. Faulkner, birth date 9/1/1907 in Waxahachie, residence in Wichita Falls, sister Mrs. Vername [Verna Mae] Gilliam of Waxahachie, employer: self, State Representative, draft registration 10/16/1940 in Ellis County. U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1910 - J.R. Faulkner, Jr., Waxahachie, Ellis County, age 2, born circa 1908 in Texas, son of J.R. Faulkner and Edna Faulkner.
    Census of 1920 - J.R. Faulkner, Waxahachie, Ellis County, age 13, born circa 1907 in Texas, son of J.R. Faulkner and Edna Faulkner.
    Census of 1940 - J.R. Faulkner, Jr., Waxahachie, Ellis County, age 32, born circa 1908 in Texas, lodger, married, car salesman. FamilySearch. 1910 1920 1940
  • James R. Faulkner, Jr., birth date 9/1/1907, death date 12/24/1974 in Fort Worth, residence in Haltom City, concrete contractor, father James R. Faulkner, Sr., mother Edna E. Carter. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • "Ellis County To Have Woman Representative For First Time," 10/3/1940, p. 11. "Miss Rae Files . . . defeated J.E. Faulkner of Waxahachie, seeking re-election, in the recent run-off primary." Paris News.
  • "Hundred New Members Named For Next Texas Legislature," 9/8/1940, p. 8. "In the 100th District, Place No. 1, Miss Rae Files leads Faulkner by eight votes." San Antonio Express.
  • 46th Legislature (1939) - J.R. Faulkner, postoffice Waxahachie, Ellis County, nativity Texas, age 31 (born circa 1908), salesman. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • "J.R. Faulkner of Fort Worth, former representative of Ellis County," in obituary of sister Mrs. Robert Z. Flynn (the former Miss Mabel Faulkner), "Rites to Be Held Here for Former Waxa Woman Who Dies in Houston," 6/28/1946, p. 1. Waxahachie Daily Light.
  • "Representative Faulkner Weds Miss Stephenson," 6/14/1939, p. 3. "J.R. Faulkner of Waxahachie, of the Texas House of Representatives, and Miss Eileen Louise Stephenson, a stenographer in the House were united in marriage on Friday, June 9, at Brenham . . . " Waxahachie Daily Light.
  • Candidate announcement and photo, "J.R. Faulkner Announces for Representative, Place No. 1," 5/5/1940, p. 2. Waxahachie Daily Light.


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Committee Information top

46th R.S. - 1939
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Game and Fisheries  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Stream Pollution  

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