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I.D. Fairchild

I.D. Fairchild
Full Name: I. D. Fairchild
Birth date: December 31, 1875
Death date: May 1, 1928

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 40th (2) & 39th (5) (6) Legislatures
    1/13/1925 - 5/1/1928
    Democrat
  • Senate, 38th (3) & 37th (4) Legislatures
    1/11/1921 - 1/13/1925
    Democrat
    Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 6/14/1923, 3rd C.S.
  • House, 36th Legislature
    1/14/1919 - 1/11/1921
    Democrat
  • House, 35th Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 1/14/1919
    Democrat
  • House, 34th (1) (7) Legislature
    4/30/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Democrat
(1) I.D. Fairchild, sworn 4/30/1915, succeeded Benjamin A. Calhoun, died 3/24/1915. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) 40th Legislature - 1/11/1927, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal .
(3) 38th Legislature - 1/9/1923, p. 1, listed in Roll Call of Holdover Senators/Absent. Senate Journal .
(4) 37th Legislature - 1/11/1921, pp. 2-3, List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 2nd, 1920, listed as Senator-elect. Senate Journal .
(5) 39th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/15/1925, pp. 34-35. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal .
(6) 39th Legislature - 1/13/1925, p. 1, shows all 31 Senators were elected on 11/4/1924. Senate Journal .
(7) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 35th-40th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 41st Legislature, R.S. - Memorial resolution SR 65, 2/12/1929, p. 648. Senate Journal .
  • 41st Legislature, R.S. - Memorial address for Senator I.W. Fairchild delivered by T.J. Holbrook, pp. 573-576. Senate Journal .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • I.D. Fairchild, birth date 12/31/1875 in Burke, Texas; death date 5/1/1928 in Dallas. Certificate of death lists occupation "Senator." FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • I.D. Fairchild, birth date 12/31/1875 in Burke, Angelina County; death date 5/1/1928 in Dallas; portrait; obituary from the Dallas Morning News, 5/5/1928; interment in Ryan Chapel Cemetery, Diboll, Angelina County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical information included in FAIRCHILD, MARGUERITE GIBSON SHEARER (1885-1974). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Mentioned in I.D. FAIRCHILD STATE FOREST. Handbook of Texas Online .

Committee Information

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