John Faircloth

About John Faircloth


Lifelong resident of Guilford County. Born and raised in Greensboro.
Residing in High Point since 1976.

Spouse Linda Faircloth.
Three daughters: Tammy, Laura and Catherine.
Three grandchildren: Jessica, Caleb and Caroline.

North Carolina General Assembly

Bills Introduced
Voting History
Committees Served


Greensboro Public Schools: Graduate, Greensboro Senior High (now Grimsley)
Guilford College: A.A. and B.S. Degrees in Management
UNC-Greensboro: Master of Public Affairs
UNC-Chapel Hill: Justice Executives Program Graduate
University of Louisville: Graduate, Southern Police Institute

Military Service

U.S. Army Reserve, 1957 - 1968


Greensboro Police Department, 1961 - 1972
North Carolina Department of Justice, 1972 - 1975
City of Salisbury, NC - Chief of Police, 1975 - 1976
City of High Point, NC - Chief of Police, 1976 - 1992
Coldwell Banker Triad, Realtors - Vice President and Owner/Broker, 1994 - Present

Religious Affiliation

Member of Covenant Church United Methodist, High Point
Served as Church Treasurer, Member of Administrative Board, Member of Finance Team and Sunday School Teacher

Community Service (Past and Present)

High Point Partners
Boys and Girls Club
Rotary Club
H.P. Realtors Association
Preddy WWII Veterans Foundation
Human Relations Commission
Economic Development Commission
City Employee Foundation

Heart of the Triad Committee
High Point Housing Authority
Downtown Improvement Committee
High Point Area Arts Council
Core City Steering Committee
Chamber of Commerce
United Way
Alliance for Workforce Preparedness

Elected Offices

High Point City Council Member At-Large
High Point City Council Member At-Large
High Point Mayor Pro Tem
High Point City Council Member Ward 6
NC House of Representatives, District 61

2003 - 2005
2005 - 2008
2006 - 2007
2008 - 2010
2011 - 2012, 2013 - 2014, 2015 - 2016

House Committees

Appropriations - Vice-Chairman
Appropriations, Justice and Public Safety - Chairman
Ethics - Chairman
House Select Committee on Strategic Transportation Planning and Long Term Funding Solutions
Judiciary II - Vice-Chairman
Local Government
Joint Legislative Emergency Management Oversight Committee - Chairman
Legislative Ethics Committee
Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety