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Sam Faith

Sam Faith

November 8, 1910, to November 3, 1914

Sam Faith was born in Tennessee in 1873. On February 12, 1873, his family moved to Texas.

His law enforcement career began in 1898, at the age of twenty, when he went to work as a deputy sheriff for Tom McClure. He retained this position under John Cearley and John Branch, serving twelve years before being elected sheriff. He was elected on November 8, 1910. He was re-elected on November 5, 1912, and served until November 3, 1914.

Sam Faith had a reputation for enforcing the law that made him respected by criminals everywhere.


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