Jerome Preston

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Person.png Jerome PrestonRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Born28 January 1834
Died27 January 1902 (Age 67)
Children • Nellie Jane Preston
• Clyde Walton Preston
• Ralph Julius Preston
• Rose Bertha Preston
SpouseHannah Broadhead


By the age of 20, he was doing business on his own account. "He engaged in various branches of trade, and was a member of the firms Preston, Harriman & Company and Kent, Preston & Company. In 1862, he built the first oil refinery in Jamestown. Early in life he became interested in politics.[1]

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  1. Families of Western New York, by William Richard Cutter