J.P. Loving

Jesse Pipkin Loving

Full Name: Jesse Pipkin Loving, Sr.
Date of birth: September 2, 1835
Date of death: November 25, 1919

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Grayson

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House District 27
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Legislatures: 19th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Sherman / Grayson
Counties in district: Grayson

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Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company H, 34th Texas Cavalry. Description of being taken prisoner in October 1862 by the Federal army, prisoner exchange, and parole, then return to his regiment at McNutt's Hill, Louisiana, in April 1864, service in quartermaster's department, p. 491. The Encyclopedia of the New West, 1881.
  • Confederate States Army. Loving was "captured at Newtonia, Missouri, and later exchanged and returned to his unit. He was discharged on May 18, 1865." Polignac's Brigade included 34th Texas Cavalry Regiment. Handbook of Texas Online. Jesse P. Loving Polignac's Brigade
  • "During the war he served in the thirty-fourth regiment dismounted cavalry, Poligmac's [sic: Polignac's] brigade . . . " Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.

Other Resources

  • Jesse P. Loving (1835-1919), burial in West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson County, with spouse Lydia Ellen Loving. Includes photo in Sherman Daily Register 3/7/1904; historical marker photo; obituary of Jesse P. Loving, Sr., from the Dallas Morning News 11/26/1919 (death date 11/25/1919); and listing in Confederate Veteran, February 1921, of members of Mildred Lee Camp. No. 90, U.C.V., Sherman, Texas, "who died lately." Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Jesse P. Loving Died at Sherman Tuesday," The Whitewright Sun, 11/28/1919, p. 1, crediting Whitewright Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Historical marker, Jesse P. Loving, West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson County. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).


  • Photograph. J.P. Loving, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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19th R.S. - 1885
Constitutional Amendments  
Public Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Affairs  

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