James H. Preston
James Harry Preston (March 23, 1860 – July 14, 1938) was the Mayor of Baltimore from 1911 to 1919.
James H Preston
|35th Mayor of Baltimore|
|Preceded by||J. Barry Mahool|
|Succeeded by||William Frederick Broening|
|73rd Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates|
|Born||March 23, 1860|
|Died||July 14, 1938(aged 78)|
Preston was born in Harford County, Maryland in 1860. He served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1890-1894. He briefly served as Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates in 1894. Preston then served as the Mayor of Baltimore from 1911-1919. In 1912, he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. While there, he received a few votes for the vice presidential nomination. Preston died on July 14, 1938.
| Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates
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