(1795-1874)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.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
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|Date Added||Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 12:19pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 324065 N 3241895|
|Decimal Degrees||29.29378333, -94.81130000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 17.627', W 94° 48.678'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 17' 37.62" N, 94° 48' 40.68" W|
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|Area Code(s)||409, 281|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1101-1199 40th St, Galveston TX 77550, US|
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