Historical Rosters Database
John Thomas Lewis PrestonRoster ID 11646
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|Middle Name:||Thomas Lewis|
|Affiliation:||Board of Visitors; Faculty or Staff|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John T. L. Preston of Lexington, VA. A founder of VMI- conceived the idea for the Virginia Military Institute and served on the Board of Visitors in 1839. Professor of languages, 1839-1882. Died 15 July 1890, age 79.|
|Additional Online Resources:||Papers|