William Carter Love

William Carter Love (* 1784 in Norfolk, Virginia, † 1835 in Salisbury, North Carolina ) was an American politician. Between 1815 and 1817 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


The exact birth and death date of William Love are not known. Even in his youth he came to Chapel Hill in North Carolina, where he was taught at home. After a subsequent study of law and qualifying as a lawyer, he began in 1806 to work in Salisbury in this profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of, founded by Thomas Jefferson Democratic-Republican Party launched a political career.

In the congressional elections of 1814 Love was in the tenth constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Joseph Pearson on March 4, 1815. Until March 3, 1817, he was able to complete a term in Congress. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives William Love again practiced as an attorney in Salisbury, where he died in 1835.