James Love

James Love (HMXS0)

Location: Galveston, TX 77550 Galveston County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 17.627', W 94° 48.678'

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A veteran of the War of 1812, James Love, a lawyer, came to Texas in 1837 with his wife Lucy (Ballinger). He helped found Galveston, and was a political ally of Mirabeau b. Lamar. Love served as a delegate to the 1845 Annexation Convention, judge of the district court, and clerk of the United States District Court. During the Civil War (1861-1865) he enlisted in Terry's Texas Rangers. Afterward he served as the first judge of the Harris and Galveston County Criminal Court.

Texas Sesquicentennial 1836 - 1986
HM NumberHMXS0
Year Placed1986
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 12:19pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 324065 N 3241895
Decimal Degrees29.29378333, -94.81130000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 17.627', W 94° 48.678'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 17' 37.62" N, 94° 48' 40.68" W
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Area Code(s)409, 281
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1101-1199 40th St, Galveston TX 77550, US
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