John Preston

(died 1915)

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John Preston
1915
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May 8, 1915
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John Preston died on May 8, 1915.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial Panel 12. in Belgium
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Service number: 1208
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: King's Own (royal Lancaster Regiment)
Unit/ship/squadron: 1st Bn.
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John Preston died on May 8, 1915. He was buried in Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial Panel 12., Belgium. There is no information about John's family or relationships.

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In 1817, on March 4th, James Monroe was sworn in as the fifth President of the United States. He had run against Rufus King and won 68.2% of the popular vote.

In 1879, on November 10th, Bell Telephone and Western Union reached an agreement. Bell Telephone would keep out of the telegraphy business and Western Union would stay out of the telephone business - leading to success for both.

In 1881, on February 19th, Kansas became the first state to prohibit all alcohol - the prohibition lasted statewide until 1948.

In 1907, the showman Florenz Ziegfeld introduced his Ziegfeld Follies. Ziegfeld was inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris and the show was a step up from the then current vaudeville shows. The top entertainers of the time played in the Follies but the stars were the Ziegfeld girls - beautiful chorus girls in elaborate costumes. For almost a quarter of a century, the Ziegfeld follies were the toast of Broadway.

In 1915, in the year of John Preston's passing, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

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