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Jack Edward Love

Jack Love
Full Name: Jack Edward Love
Birth date: October 23, 1918
Death date: August 26, 1982

Terms of Service

  • House, 49th Legislature
    1/9/1945 - 1/14/1947
    Democrat
  • House, 48th Legislature
    1/12/1943 - 1/9/1945
    Democrat
  • House, 47th Legislature
    1/14/1941 - 1/12/1943
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

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 .

Photographs

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; interment in Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery, Houston; attorney. Son of Robert Edward Love. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, Jack Love, 21 years old, "Senate Page Will Return to Austin as Representative," The Shamrock Texan, 9/16/1940, p. 2, crediting Shamrock Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 47th Legislature (1941) - Jack Love, postoffice Fort Worth, Tarrant County, nativity Missouri, age 22 (born circa 1919), law student, later attorney in 48th-49th sessions. Texas Legislative Manual .
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