James H. Preston
|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|
James Harry Preston (March 23, 1860 – July 14, 1938) was the Mayor of Baltimore from 1911 to 1919.
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
Sydney Emanuel Mudd I
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