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William Ballard Preston
Birth: Nov. 25, 1805
Blacksburg
Montgomery County
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 16, 1862
Blacksburg
Montgomery County
Virginia, USA

Political Figure. U.S. Congressman, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He served Virginia's 12th district in the US House of Representatives from 1847 to 1849, and was Secretary of the Navy under President Zachary Taylor from 1849 to 1850.  (bio by: C.S.) 
 
Burial:
Preston Cemetery at Smithfield Plantation
Blacksburg
Montgomery County
Virginia, USA
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jun 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14764370
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- MFPS
 Added: Nov. 25, 2012
May you rest in peace Mr. Secretary. We thank you for your service.
- joe redus
 Added: May. 29, 2012

- MFPS
 Added: Nov. 16, 2011
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