William Ballard Preston

William Ballard Preston

Birth
Blacksburg, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA
Death 16 Nov 1862 (aged 56)
Blacksburg, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA
Burial Blacksburg, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 14764370 · View Source
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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.



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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 28 Jun 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 14764370
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Ballard Preston (25 Nov 1805–16 Nov 1862), Find a Grave Memorial no. 14764370, citing Preston Cemetery at Smithfield Plantation, Blacksburg, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .