Personal Profile

Full Name Wayne Faircloth
Hometown Galveston
Occupation Insurance Agent
Education B.S., Sam Houston State University
Spouse: Cheryl
Religion Christian

Representative Wayne Faircloth serves the Texas House of Representatives District 23, composed of Chambers and Galveston Counties. A fourth generation Texan, Representative Faircloth graduated from Sam Houston State University before becoming a teacher and a coach.

After his tenure as an educator, Representative Faircloth worked as a manufacturer's representative for Merck, Inc. at the University of Texas Medical Branch before starting his own business as a State Farm Agent in Dickinson, Texas.

Representative Faircloth has served on the Texas Pilots Commission, Galveston County Water District #1-Board of Directors, and Dickinson City Council.

During his first term, Representative Faircloth supported cutting taxes, making the border region safer, improving education, funding transportation, protecting life and defending Second Amendment rights. In the 84th Legislative Session, Representative Faircloth was appointed to the House Committee on Economic and Small Business Development, Rules and Resolution Committee and the House Committee on Special Purpose Districts.

During the interim, between sessions, Representative Faircloth was appointed to serve on The Energy Council, the Joint Interim Committee to Study a Coastal Barrier System, and the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission.

More recently, in the 85th Legislative Session, Representative Faircloth serves as Vice-Chairman of the House Committee on Culture, Recreation & Tourism. He also serves on the House Committee on Land and Resource Management, Rules and Resolution Committee, and the Select House Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure. In addition, Representative Faircloth is the Chairman of the House Manufacturing Caucus and treasurer of the House Energy Caucus.

He and his wife, Cheryl, are the proud parents of five children, grandparents of five grandchildren and currently reside on Galveston island.

Information in this bio was provided by Faircloth's office.
Last updated: July 20, 2017