James Lee Love

James Lee Love

James Lee Love

Associated Building(s): Love House and Hutchins Forum;

Other Relationships: Professor of Mathematics, Son-In-Law of Cornelia Phillips Spencer

Birthplace: Burlington, North Carolina

Lifespan: 1860/1950

Race: White

Sex: Male

Relationship(s) to University: Administrator, Alumni, Professor

Era(s): Gilded Age, Reconstruction, World War I

Involvement(s): Progressivism

Narrative: https://unchistory.web.unc.edu/building-narratives/the-love-house-and-hutchins-forum/

More info: http://www2.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/l/Love,James_Lee.html

Latitude/Longitude: 36.090355, -79.449745

James Lee Love (1860-1950) won the Phillips Mathematical Prize in 1882 while a student at UNC and graduated in 1884 as valedictorian and class president. He became a math professor at UNC from 1885 to 1889 and built a house for himself, his wife, and mother-in-law here. Leaving two years after its construction, the Love House is now the Center for the Study of the American South.

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