Biography of George L. Preston
Yates County, NY Biographies





Preston, George L., was born at Canisteo, Steuben County, N. Y., April 18, 1861. He was the only son of Elisha W. and Martha J. Preston, who still reside at Canisteo. He received his early training from the district schools and Canisteo Academy, and began the study of medicine in 1879, attending college in Buffalo during the winter of 1880-91, and completing his study at the Eclectic Medical College of the city of New York, where he graduated in the spring of 1882. He commenced the practice of his profession at West Almond, remaining there but a few months, when he came to Italy in November, 1882, where he has since resided with the exception of the winter of 1885-86, which was spent at the Post Graduate Medical School of New York. He married Carrie A., daughter of Daniel and Rosina Jamison, March 7, 1888. Mrs. Preston was born at Canisteo, on June 1.5, 1862, and received her education in the Canisteo Academy. They have one son, J. Louis Preston, born, February 5, 1889. Mr. Preston's political views have always been Republican, and he was honored by his party with the office of coroner November 3, 1891.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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