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Leslie, Preston H. (Preston Hopkins), 1819-1907

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Personal name headingLeslie, Preston H. (Preston Hopkins), 1819-1907
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Variant(s)Leslie, Preston Hopkins, 1819-1907
See alsoKentucky. Governor (1871-1875 : Leslie)
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Montana Territory. Governor (1887-1889 : Leslie)
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Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeMonroe County (Ky.) Helena (Mont.) Kentucky Montana
Birth date1819-03-08
Death date1907-02-07
Place of birthClinton County (Ky.)
AffiliationDemocratic Party (U.S.) Whig Party (U.S.)
Kentucky. General Assembly. Senate
Kentucky. General Assembly. House of Representatives
Kentucky. Governor
Montana Territory. Governor
Profession or occupationGovernors Territorial governors Legislators Lawyers
Found inNUCMC data from Montana Historical Society for M. Ford interview, 1980 (Preston H. Leslie; Montana territorial governor)
WWWA, 1897-1942 (Leslie, Preston Leslie; Ky. legislator and governor (1871-1875); gov. of Montana (1887-1889); and Helena lawyer; b. 1819; d. 1907)
The Kentucky encyclopedia, ©1992: pages 544-545 (Preston Hopkins Leslie; born in Wayne (now Clinton) County, Ky. on March 8, 1819; attorney in Monroe County; elected to Kentucky state House in 1844 as a Whig party member, then elected to Kentucky state Senate 1850-1855 and in 1867, became a Democrat when Whig party was dying out; became governor of Kentucky February 13, 1871. Appointed by President Cleveland to be territorial governor of Montana 1887-1889; worked as an attorney in Helena, Montana; appointed as U.S. district attorney by President Cleveland in 1894; died February 7, 1907)
Wikipedia, viewed February 15, 2019 (under Preston Leslie; served in Kentucky House of Representatives 1844-1850, in Kentucky Senate 1850-1855, as Kentucky's 26th governor February 13,1871-August 31, 1875, as Montana's 9th territorial governor February 18,1887-April 13, 1889 and as U.S. District Attorney for the Montana Territory 1894-1898.)
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