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Josiah W. Preston was Chicago businessman who served as the president of the [[Chicago Board of Trade]] for two terms in the 1870s.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=THd5AAAAMAAJ&pg=PA320&lpg=PA320&dq=JOSIAH+W.+PRESTON+chicago+board+of+trade&source=bl&ots=NzIDHxBf0w&sig=wyhHSwEe6__DNjVzOxztykGvESM&hl=en&ei=sEl1TcebGZCXtwerkvj6Dg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CFIQ6AEwCQ#v=onepage&q&f=false|name=History of Chicago, Volume 3|org=Google Books|date=March 7, 2011}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://libsysdigi.library.uiuc.edu/OCA/Books2009-03/5222970/5222970_29/5222970_29_djvu.txt|name=TWENTY-NINTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE Trade and Commerce OF CHICAGO FOR THe YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 1886|org=Google Books|date=March 7, 2011}}</ref>
 
Josiah W. Preston was Chicago businessman who served as the president of the [[Chicago Board of Trade]] for two terms in the 1870s.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=THd5AAAAMAAJ&pg=PA320&lpg=PA320&dq=JOSIAH+W.+PRESTON+chicago+board+of+trade&source=bl&ots=NzIDHxBf0w&sig=wyhHSwEe6__DNjVzOxztykGvESM&hl=en&ei=sEl1TcebGZCXtwerkvj6Dg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CFIQ6AEwCQ#v=onepage&q&f=false|name=History of Chicago, Volume 3|org=Google Books|date=March 7, 2011}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://libsysdigi.library.uiuc.edu/OCA/Books2009-03/5222970/5222970_29/5222970_29_djvu.txt|name=TWENTY-NINTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE Trade and Commerce OF CHICAGO FOR THe YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 1886|org=Google Books|date=March 7, 2011}}</ref>
 
 
 
 
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Josiah W. Preston
Occupation Former President of Chicago Board of Trade

Josiah W. Preston was Chicago businessman who served as the president of the Chicago Board of Trade for two terms in the 1870s.[1][2]

Background

Education

References

  1. History of Chicago, Volume 3. Google Books.
  2. TWENTY-NINTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE Trade and Commerce OF CHICAGO FOR THe YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 1886. Google Books.