FAISON, John Miller, (1862 - 1915)

FAISON, John Miller, a Representative from North Carolina; born near Faison, Duplin County, N.C., April 17, 1862; attended Faison Male Academy, and was graduated from Davidson College, North Carolina, in 1883; studied medicine at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville; completed a postgraduate medical course at New York Polyclinic in 1885, and commenced practice at Faison, N.C., the same year; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State and county Democratic executive committee 1898-1906; member of the North Carolina Jamestown Exposition Commission; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1915); was not a candidate for reelection in 1914; died in Faison, N.C., April 21, 1915; interment in Faison Cemetery.