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  Robert Preston (actor) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert Preston (June 8, 1918 - March 21, 1987), was an American actor.
Preston was born Robert Preston Meservey in Newton Highlands, Massachusetts, the son of a garment worker.
Preston appeared in many Hollywood films, but is probably best remembered as "Professor" Harold Hill in Meredith Willson's musical, The Music Man, for which he won a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical in 1958.
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 Robert Preston 1750-1833   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John and Eleanor Fairman (Ferman) Preston was born in Ireland, probably in the Londonderry area.
Preston of Smithfield and Robert Preston were engaged by Col. James Patton and the Loyal Land Company in surveying Patton's grants for 120,000 acres and later 800,000 acres in the Southwest Virginia, Kentucky area.
Campbells and Prestons continued to have hard feelings and a duel was fought in which a Campbell was wounded.
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 Egobrowser: Robert Preston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Robert Preston was born in 1750 in the Londonderry area of Ireland.
Robert Preston had more luck in theater than in movies finding roles that gave him a chance to show all he could do.
Robert Preston married Sarah Marshall, daughter of Charles Marshall and Mary Wallace.
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 Preston, Lewis Thompson --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
While Preston was at the helm, he approved the financing of programs to alleviate poverty and initialed a sharp increase in loans for environmental…
While Preston was at the helm, he approved the financing of programs to alleviate poverty and initialed a...
The Reform party of Canada was founded in Winnipeg, Man., in October 1987, and Preston Manning, a key organizer of the association, was elected leader of the new party.
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 **Dr. Robert Preston
Stevens, B.R., and Preston, R.L. Sodium-dependent amino acid transport is preserved in lyophilized reconstituted apical membranes from intestinal epithelium.
Na-independent taurine transport by the coelomocytes of the marine polychaete, Glycera dibranchiata.
Preston, R. (1993) Transport of amino acids by marine invertebrates.
www.bio.ilstu.edu /MarineBiology/RLP.htm   (474 words)

 Robert Preston papers, folder 10
R.T. Preston and Col. James P. Hammet are authorized to raise a regiment of Volunteers for service.
Preston and Col. Hammet are authorized to raise and organize men from the Counties of Montgomery, Roanoke, Botetourt, Craig, Monroe and Giles.
Special Order: Col. Preston is authorized to grant transportation of troops to Wytheville for service in the State Line.
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 Robert Preston papers
Also included are instructions for Robert Preston to move troops to Manassas Junction.
Instructions for Col. Preston to detail some of his men to 8 o'clock guard duty.
Preston will detail one intelligent private to act as orderly until further orders.
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 Preston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Robert Preston, 65 year old Dexter resident who was injured in a gun-fight Saturday afternoon, died at 5:30 this morning at St. Mary's Hospital.
Gravely, perhaps critically injured, Robert Preston, 65, may die as the result of injuries sustained in a fight with Ralph Thompson, Pecos river rancher, late yesterday, which was the climax of the older many's brief soiree with guns.
Preston was brought to St. Mary's Hospital where attending physicians entertain grave doubts of his recovery.
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 Preston, Robert Asher. Papers. MSS 282
Robert Asher Preston was born on July 16, 1912 in Corydon, Iowa.
In 1955 Preston relocated to Bethany College to be the Dean of Students and went on to earn a Ph.D. in 1960 from the University of Pittsburgh.
In 1970 Preston was invited to cap his career at Lexington Theological Seminary.
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 Robert Preston - MovieActors.com
Robert Preston was born on June 8, 1918 in Newton Highlands, Massachusette.
In 1957 Robert Preston began the part that would immortalize him in entertainment history, that of Professor Harold Hill in the musical THE MUSIC MAN. Preston won a Tony Award for the role in THE MUSIC MAN and repeated it in the film version.
Robert Preston started by first appearing in B pictures such as 1938's ILLEGAL TRAFFIC and KING OF ALCATRAZ then he quickly graduated to supporting roles in A productions such as 1939's UNION PACIFIC and BEAU GESTE.
www.movieactors.com /actors/robertpreston.htm   (230 words)

 Robert Preston letter of 1818   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There is no county by either name in Virginia but both are in Kentucky, Allen Co. on the Tennessee border and Warren Co. just north of that, and both almost directly south of Henry Co. in northern KY. This would be considered frontier country at that time.
Robert would have been 67 or 68 at this time and Margaret Rhea Preston, his wife, 61.
the Major William Preston was probably the son of Col. William Preston of Smithfield.
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 Robert Preston
A vital, virile, exciting Broadway performer, Preston was once called, "the best American actor -- with a voice like golden thunder," by Richard Burton.
Preston became well-known after Cecil B. De Mille cast him as Barbara Stanwyck's gambler husband in Union Pacific (1939).
For his Broadway performance (his first in a musical) as ebullient con-artist Harold Hill in {+The Music Man he won a Tony Award; he repeated the role in the screen version (1962) and it became the work for which he is best known.
www.djangomusic.com /actor_bio.asp?pid=P+57736   (188 words)

 Robert J. Preston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Robert was born in Washington Co., VA and was a physician at an Insane Asylum in Marion.
Robert Sheffey Preston, M.D. b.7-30-1885 d.10-28-1953 married on 10-3-1916 Miss Alice Burwell Reed b.7-19-1895 d.8-25-1979.
Preston Sheffey Smith b.1-5-1953 married on 9-27-1980 Cynthia Gay Velom b.9-15-1956.
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 Robert Preston Hinshaw
Robert and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 22 1910), Warren Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:
Robert and family were shown in the 1920 census (Feb 1 1920), Lamartine Township, Columbia County, Arksansas:
Henshaw, Robert P., head-of-household, age 46, born in Arkansas; parents born in Arkansas; first married at age 21; rented home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
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 Engineering Plastics VP Takes on Asia Pacific Division
Robert Preston, VP and managing director of Eastman Chemical Company’s Eastman division with responsibility for Asia Pacific.
Robert Preston is vice president and managing director of Eastman Chemical Company’s Eastman division with responsibility for Asia Pacific.
Preston's professional career reflects more than 25 years of creative leadership and visionary capacities in complex, competitive and highly regulated manufacturing industries.
www.jobwerx.com /news/Archives/eastman_biz-id=947249_638.html   (381 words)

 Robert Preston News
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Starring Robert Preston, Robert Sterling and John Drew Barrymore.
There are Broadway roles that are indelibly linked to the original stars: Robert Preston in "The Music Man," Zero Mostel in "Fiddler on the Roof" and Ethel Merman in "Gypsy." But revivals of these beloved plays...
www.topix.net /who/robert-preston   (275 words)

 Amazon.ca: Music: Music Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Although Robert Preston and Barbara Cook put in stellar performances, it's the music that's the star of this hugely successful document of the 1958 Broadway smash.
Preston plays a traveling salesman/con artist, while Cook is the dull spinster "Marian the Librarian," whose love for Preston's character makes her come alive.
Robert Preston IS the Music Man. I perfer this version to the other versions because of the little dialouge.
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 Amazon.com: Video: The Music Man (Widescreen Edition) (1962)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Robert Preston made his musical debut--both live and on film--as "Professor" Harold Hill, the upbeat charlatan who promises to teach a small-town boys band by the "think system." But it's the part Preston was born to play and the one for which he will always be best remembered.
Trivia tidbits: Frank Sinatra, not Robert Preston, was the first choice for the title role, and Shirley Jones was pregnant during the film's shooting.
Robert Preston sparkles as the fly-by-night con artist/salesman who just happens this time to get his foot caught in the door, and who better to catch that foot than Shirley Jones, who is as beautiful and talented a leading lady as has ever graced a big screen musical.
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 Welcome to Robert Preston Photography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
All images appearing on www.robertpreston.com are copyrighted 2002 and licensed exclusively to Robert Preston.
About the Photographer:A personal friend and protege of Ansel Adams, Robert Preston has created a wide variety of images during an award-winning career of nearly thirty years.
A photographer of great versatility, he is well known for his sensitive portraits of children and young adults, his imaginative and candid coverage of weddings, and fine art prints of the natural landscape in the fl-and-white format of his mentor.
www.robertpreston.com   (211 words)

 Robert Robinson Preston 1793-1866   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
3-5-1866, son of Walter Preston and Anne Montgomery, married Elizabeth Cummings, daughter of James Cummings and Mary Campbell, granddaughter of Rev. Charles Cummings and his wife Mildred (Millie) Carter Cummings.
Robert A. Preston b.12-25-1842 d.12-5-1916, son of Dr. Alexander and Sarah Smith Preston of 'Locust Glen' Spring Creek, VA. They had 6 children:
Elizabeth Cumming Preston, the eight child of Robert Robinson Preston and Elizabeth Cummings, married Howard Leyburn of Augusta Co., VA and they have four children:
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 Playbill News: Robert Preston's Life Explored in New Musical, Ya Got Trouble! in Pacific Northwest, May 26-June 12
Robert Preston was the indelible star of the original production of The Music Man and its film version.
"Preston, portrayed by Mark Sparks, had a long and storied career on stage and film, and this tune-filled solo turn co-stars dozens of Hollywood and Broadway luminaries...and Preston dishes the dirt on every one!" according to the Village Originals announcement.
Some of the most inspirational were Gregory Peck, Buddy Hackett, John Cullum, John Springer (Preston's PR man) and the writing duo of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt.
www.playbill.com /news/article/93160.html   (641 words)

 Robert Preston Current Month TV Schedule
Starring Robert Mitchum, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Preston, Walter Brennan, Phyllis Thaxter, Frank Faylen, Tom Tully, Charles McGraw, Clifton Young, Tom Tyler.
Starring Lance Guest, Dan O'Herlihy, Catherine Mary Stewart, Barbara Bosson, Norman Snow, Robert Preston, Kay E Kuter, Kay E Kuter, Bruce Abbott, John O'Leary.
A teenage video-game whiz is recruited as an interstellar fighter pilot by an emissary from a league of planets.
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 Robert Preston papers
Request for the dates of commission of two men in Col. Preston's Company.
To: Col. Preston, Detail troops from your regiment to Whittington Railroad Depot.
Preston will Detail one Captain, two Corporals, and twenty men to report to Capt. Mitchell tomorrow at eight and one half AM for General Guard duty.
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 VT Physics - The Robert Preston Hamilton Prize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Hamilton Prize is named in honor of Dr. Robert Preston Hamilton, who received his bachelor's degree from Virginia Tech in 1974.
David Jenkins, several generous donors, including Hamilton's classmates, professors, and especially his family, established the Robert Preston Hamilton Prize in 1991, four years after his untimely death from cancer.
As a prolific researcher in the field of experimental elementary particle physics, Dr. Hamilton established a notable record in the 9 years he lived after receiving his Masters (1976) and Ph.D. (1979) from the University of California at Berkeley.
www.phys.vt.edu /~awards/Hamilton.html   (154 words)

 Reference Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He is Robert Meserve, 25, shown at the right above with his sponsors; his father, Shirley E. Meserve, 52, left and grandfather, Edwin A. Meserve, 78, center.
Robert Meserve died Dec. 8, 1880, aged 81; his widow died May 22, 1884, aged 80.
Subsequently, on receiving his commission, the Sons of Liberty compelled him publicly to surrender that instrument, which they bore about the town on the point of a sword; and required of him on oath, before Justice Claggett, that he would not directly or indirectly attempt the performance of official duty.
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 Robert Preston Rhea 1791-1872   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Robert Preston Rhea (1791-1872), second child of Jane Preston and
Robert Campbell Rhea (1837-1911), a physician, married Margaret Caroline McQueen (1846-1930) and had eleven children.:
Margaret "Mollie" Rhea b.~1839, daughter of Robert Preston Rhea and Nancy Davidson Rhea was unmarried.
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 Ken Nahan, Jr. Fine Art - Robert Preston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Photographer Robert Preston initially enjoyed a career as a prize-winning concert pianist, having performed for many years throughout Europe, South America and the United States.
Preston also tenured as Associate Professor of Music at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut for ten years, where he established "Chamber Music at UB," a concert series praised in the New York Times as the finest of its kind in Fairfield County.
Throughout his youth, Preston was drawn to cameras and the visual arts, creating many significant photographs during the course of his concert tours...(continued)
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 William Preston to Robert Wickliffe Preston, November 28, 1861   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bowling Green, KY William Preston (1816-1887) was from Louisville, Kentucky.
When the Ky. legislature established the Home Guards to counterbalance the official State Guard militia and began arresting Southern sympathizers, Preston left in mid September 1861 for the Russellville conventions in Logan County where he helped establish the Confederate State Government of Kentucky.
He wrote from Bowling Green to his only son, Robert Wickliffe Preston (age 11), to explain why he had joined the secession movement and eventually to fight for the Confederacy.
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 Biography for Eddie Albert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He made his film debut in 1938 and has worked steadily since, often cast as the friendly, good-natured buddy of the hero but occasionally being cast as a villain; one of his most memorable roles was as the cowardly, glory-seeking company commander in Robert Aldrich's World War 2 film, Attack (1956).
He later replaced Robert Preston in the original Broadway version of "The Music Man".
Replaced Robert Preston on Broadway as "The Music Man" in 1960.
www.imdb.com /name/nm0000734/bio   (1189 words)

 Alibris: Robert Preston
It consists of modular lessons that are built around a series of numbered, step-by-step procedures that are clear, concise, and easy to review.
John Preston (computer application, Eastern Michigan U.), Sally Preston, president of a computer software training firm, and Robert Ferrett, director of the Center for Instructional Computing at Eastern Michigan U., introduce readers to the basics of Windows and Office 2000, beginning with starting up the programs, formatting a disk, moving a file,...
This book, an excellent introduction to computers, is designed to further the goals of readers to understand and be able to use this omnipresent force in our personal and business lives.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Robert_Preston   (936 words)

 Moviefone: Movie Celebrities - Robert Preston: MAIN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A vital, virile, exciting Broadway performer, Preston was once called, "the best American actor -- with a voice like golden thunder," by Richard...
Lesser Known Actors: Robert Preston · TVNow's monthly Robert Preston schedule -when his films will be on TV.
We pick the top 11 movies for every mood, including 'The Squid and the Whale' for those who like funny films about deeply dysfunctional families.
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