Howard Willis Preston

29 August 1887–3 February 1964 (Age 76)
Franklin, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of Howard Willis

When Howard Willis Preston was born on 29 August 1887, in Franklin, Otsego, New York, United States, his father, Willis Henry Preston, was 28 and his mother, Emma Maria Franklin, was 29. He died on 3 February 1964, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Willis Henry Preston
1859–1930
Emma Maria Franklin
1858–1934
Anna Emma Preston
1884–1957
Howard Willis Preston
1887–1964
Ernest Elmer Preston
1891–1964
Henry Franklin Preston
1899–1985

Parents and Siblings

    Willis Henry Preston

    Male1859–1930Male

    Emma Maria Franklin

    Female1858–1934Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places (most notably one in Lancashire) so called from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the meaning may have been either ‘village with a priest’ or ‘village held by the Church’.2 Scottish: habitational name from Presto(u)n, now Craigmillar, in Midlothian. This name has also been established in Ireland since the 13th century.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Howard Willis Preston - Memory of Someone: retirement: ; Franklin, Franklin, New York, United States

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