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Love, James M.

Born March 4, 1820, in Fairfax County, VA
Died July 2, 1891, in Keokuk, IA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Iowa
Received a recess appointment from Franklin Pierce on October 5, 1855, to a seat vacated by John James Dyer; nominated to the same position by Franklin Pierce on February 7, 1856. Confirmed by the Senate on February 25, 1856, and received commission on December 21, 1856. Service terminated on July 20, 1882, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa
Reassigned on July 20, 1882, to a new seat authorized by 22 Stat. 172. Service terminated on July 2, 1891, due to death.

Read law, 1840

Professional Career:

Private practice, Coshocton County, Ohio, 1840-1846, 1848-1850
U.S. Army, 1846-1848
Private practice, Keokuk, Iowa, 1850-
State senator, Iowa, 1853-1856
Professor of commercial laws, Iowa State University, 1875-
Chancellor of the law department, Iowa State University