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
  • Silver Star

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

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