Johnston, William Preston (01/05/1831-07/16/1899)

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Summary

  • Occupation: Soldier, educator
  • Number of Terms: 2

Subject

  • Johnston, William Preston
  • Board of Regents
  • Citizen Regent

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

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Regent type

Citizen

State

Louisiana

Short Legal Citation

  • 27 Stat. 393 (1892), J. Res. No. 2
  • 30 Stat. 733 (1898), J. Res. No. 4

Notes

American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Biographical Dictionary of the Confederacy. By Jon L. Wakelyn. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1977; Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-1936; Who Was Who in America. A component volume of "Who's Who in American History." Volume 1, 1897-1942. Chicago: A. N. Marquis Co., 1943.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 01/26/1892-07/16/1899

Topic

  • Educators
  • Regents
  • Louisiana

Place

Louisiana

Form/Genre

Biographies

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