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 John Fisher Preston
Major General, United States Army
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John Fisher Preston
Major General, US. Army
Born in Baltimore, Maryland November 5, 1872
Died July 1, 1960
Son of John Fisher & Eliza (Thomas) Preston
Married Meeta Campbell Graham December 23, 1896
Cadet, US. Military Academy 1890-94
Graduated as No. 3583, Class of 1894
2nd lieutenant 1894
1st Lieutenant 1898
Captain 1901
Major 1916
Lieutenant Colonel 1917
Colonel 1917
Lieutenant Colonel 1919
Colonel 1920
Major General 1931
Served with 16th Infantry Regiment 1894-98
Served with 7th Infantry Regiment 1898
Served with 16th Infantry Regiment 1898-01
Served with 26th Infantry Regiment 1901-10
Regimental Adjutant, 26th Infantry Regiment 1902-06 Commander, Fort 
Brown 1906-07 Served with Paymaster Department 1910-12
Chief Quartermaster, San Antonio 1912-13
Acting Chief Quartermaster, Southern Department 1913
Assistant to Chief Quartermaster, Southern Department 1913-14
Company Commander, 4th Infantry Regiment 1914-17
Adjutant, 1st Provisional Brigade 1916-17
Commanding Officer, 303rd Infantry Regiment 1918
Commanding Officer, 152nd Infantry Brigade October-November 1918
Commanding Officer, 327th Infantry Regiment 1918-19
Commanding Officer, 63rd Infantry Regiment 1919
Student, Army School of the Line 1919-20
Student, Command & General Staff School 1920-21
Instructor, General Service Schools 1921-22
Student, Army War College 1921-22
Student, Army War College 1922-23
Assistant Chief of Staff G-3 (Operations) VIII Corps Area 1923
Chief of Staff, VIII Corps Area 1923-26
Commanding Officer, 1st Infantry Regiment 1926-28
Commander, 4th Brigade 1927-28
Executive Officer to Army Inspector General 1928-31
Inspector General of the Army 1931-35
Chief, Civil Component Affair's, VIII Corps Area 1935-36
Ret. as Major General December 1, 1936
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John Fisher Preston of Maryland
Appointed from Maryland, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 17 June 1890 (21)
Second Lieutenant, 16th United States Infantry, 12 June 1894
First Lieutenant, 7th United States Infantry, 26 April 1898
Transferred to the 16th United States Infantry, 16 September 1898
Captain, 26th United States Infantry, 2 February 1901
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 PRESTON, JOHN FISHER

M/GEN U S A
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH: 11/05/1872
DATE OF DEATH: 07/01/1960
DATE OF INTERMENT: 07/11/1960
BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 8021 RH
 ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

PRESTON, MEETA C W/O JOHN FISHER
DATE OF BIRTH: 05/28/1877
DATE OF DEATH: 12/17/1966
DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/21/1966
BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 8021RH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF JF PRESTON, MG, USA


Posted: 7 October 2004  Updated: 16 January 2005
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