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Jack Edward Love

Full Name: Jack Edward Love
Date of birth: October 23, 1918
Date of death: August 26, 1982

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 101-1 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 101-1 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 101-1 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Jack Edward Love, "native Texan and now 14 years of age," residing in Fort Worth, SCR 43, 43rd Legislature, R.S., 1933, endorsing Senate employee Jack Love for position as page in the Congress. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in "U.T. Student's Eligibility for Post Questioned," 8/1/1940, p. 2. Former Rep. Joe Youngblood, "who ran third to Love and Rep. B.T. (Nub) Johnson in the race," challenged Jack Love's eligibility for the Legislature. Austin American.
  • Texas News Briefs, 6/6/1940, p. 17. "Jack Love, 21, former University of Texas debater, decided eight years ago when he was a page in the Texas legislature that he wanted to be a lawmaker. Today, Love announced his candidacy for state representative to succeed B.T. Johnson." Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
  • Photo and candidate announcement, "Jack Love, Law Student, Runs for Legislature," 6/9/1940, p. 1. "Love started as a page in the Legislature at the age of thirteen, and later he became a committee clerk." Daily Texan.
  • Census of 1940 - Jack E. Love, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, age 21, born circa 1919 in Missouri, son of Robert H. Love and Harpalicy Love. FamilySearch.
  • Jack Edward Love, birth date 10/23/1918 in Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri; death date 8/26/1982 in Houston; burial in Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery, Houston; attorney. Son of Robert Edward Love. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • 47th Legislature (1941) - Jack Love, postoffice Fort Worth, Tarrant County, nativity Missouri, age 22 (born circa 1919), law student.
    48th-49th Legislatures, attorney. Texas Legislative Manual. 47th Legislature 48th


  • Photograph. Jack Love, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jack Love, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jack Love, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

49th R.S. - 1945
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Motor Traffic (Vice Chair) 
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Lands and Buildings  
48th R.S. - 1943
Common Carriers  
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Motor Transportation  
47th R.S. - 1941
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Interstate Cooperation  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Health  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
Un-American Activities  

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