Rodney M. Love

Rodney Marvin Love ( born July 18, 1908 in Dayton, Ohio; † 5 May 1996 Mesa, Arizona ) was an American politician. Between 1965 and 1967 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Rodney Love attended until 1926 the Steele High School and then studied until 1930 at the Ohio State University in Columbus. After a subsequent law studies at the University of Dayton and his 1933 was admitted as a lawyer, he started working in Dayton in this profession. From 1941 to 1945 he was the probate court to serve as Chief Deputy. Between 1945 to 1960 he acted as a judge in this court. He then practiced again as a private lawyer. Politically, he joined the Democratic Party.

In the congressional elections of 1964, Love was in the third electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of the Republican Paul F. Schenck on January 3, 1965. Since he has not been confirmed in 1966, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until January 3, 1967. This was marked by the events of the Vietnam War.

Between 1968 and 1980 Love Appeals judge was on the Ohio Court of Common Pleas. After that he went officially into retirement, but also afterwards was still working as a judge. In 1993 he suffered a stroke. He died on 5 May 1996 Mesa.