LOVE, Francis Johnson, (1901 - 1989)


LOVE, Francis Johnson, a Representative from West Virginia; born in Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio, on January 23, 1901; attended the public schools; Bethany College at Bethany, W.Va., A.B., 1924; principal of Warwood High School in Wheeling, W.Va., 1926-1929; West Virginia University Law School at Morgantown, J.D., 1932; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Wheeling, W.Va.; elected as a Republican to the Eightieth Congress (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1949); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress; resumed the general practice of law; delegate to Republican National Conventions in 1956, 1960, 1964, and 1968; was a resident of Wheeling, W.Va., until his death in October 1989.