About this Famous Person
American lawyer and politician
Source : Tim DOWLING
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.