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Francis PRESTON

American Francis PRESTON

born Francis Smith PRESTON

American lawyer and politician

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on August 02, 1765 in Smithfield, Virginia, USA
Died: on May 26, 1836 in Columbia, South Carolina, USA


Biography

He served in both houses of the state legislature and represented Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1793 to 1797.

Preston had a house built in Abingdon, now used as an Inn, called The Martha Washington Inn.

Preston was the father of William Campbell Preston and John S. Preston and the uncle of William Ballard Preston and William Preston.

Source :  http://www.wikipedia.org/

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- Category American politician