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Name:Isaac Winston
Affiliation:Class of 1848
Biography & Genealogy:Isaac Winston, Class of 1848. Genealogy: Born- Nov. 03, 1827, in Culpeper Co., Va. Father- William A. Winston; Mother- Mary Howson Wallace. Pat. Grandfather- Isaac Winston; Pat. Grandmother- Lucy Coles. Mat. Grandfather- Thomas Wallace; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Hooe. His brother is Lucien Dad Winston, VMI Class of 1857. Never married, no children. Career: 1851-1853 Worked for U S Interior Department; 1856-1858 Indian Agent, Pottawatomie County, Kansas; ca. 1858 appointed US Marshal 1859-1861; appointed by President Buchanan as Consul to Jamaica - contracted cholera or yellow fever and went home; 1868 appointed Postmaster in Mitchells Station, Culpeper County VA. Died December 13, 1896 in Winston VA. He is buried in the cemetery at Mitchells Presbyterian Church in Mitchells VA.