In 1914 he was admitted to the bar and began the practice of law at Williamson, where he remained for two years. He then moved to Montgomery, where he has since resided and where he is steadily building up an excellent practice.
On November 9, 1918, he was married to Miss Marion Higgs, of Raleigh, N. C. Mrs. Love was educated at St. Augustine, Raleigh and at Howard University and was before her marriage an accomplished teacher. Mrs. Love holds the A.B. degree with cum laude from Howard University. She is active in the Colored women's work of West Virginia and is at present Corresponding Secretary of the Colored Women's State Federation. Mr. Love gives her due credit for being a help and inspiration to him in his work and together they share the honors which come from work well done.
In politics Mr. Love is a Republican and has been more or less active in the councils of his party. In August, 1922, he was nominated by his party as a candidate for the state legislature. In religion he is a Methodist. He belongs to the Masons and is a member of the Negro Bar Association of West Virginia. He also belongs to the Omega Psi Phi Greek Letter Fraternity. He believes the next important forward step for the race should be along the line of commercial and industrial development so as to bring those departments of life upon a level with the professional development of the race. Strong in body, keen intellectually, well equipped for his life work, a splendid practice already built up, Mr. Love faces the future with confidence.
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