John M. Faison

John Miller Faison (* April 17, 1862 in Faison, Duplin County, North Carolina, † April 21, 1915 ) was an American politician. Between 1911 and 1915 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


John Faison attended Faison Male Academy and thereafter until 1883, the Davidson College. After a subsequent study medicine at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, and the New York Polyclinic and his 1885 was admitted as a doctor, he began to work in his home town of Faison in this profession. He was also engaged in farming.

Politically Faison was a member of the Democratic Party. Between 1898 and 1906 he was on the board of both at district and at the state level. In the congressional elections of 1910 he was in the third constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Charles Thomas on March 4, 1911. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1915 two legislative sessions. At this time there were the 16th and the 17th Amendment to the Constitution ratified.

In 1914, Faison opted not to run again. He died only a few weeks after the end of his last term on 21 April 1915 in Faison, where he was also buried.