Edward Colston, American lawyer. Served in Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A., 2 years and 7 months, 1862-1865.
Colston, Edward was born on April 22, 1844 in Berkeley County, Virginia, United States. Son of Edward and Sarah Jane (Brockenborough) Colston.
Preparatory education Episcopal High School, Alexandria, Virginia. Bachelor of Laws, Washington and Lee University, 1867, Doctor of Laws.
Practiced at Cincinnati, O., since 1870. Member Hoadly, Johnson & Colston, 1874-1887, Harmon, Colston, Goldsmith & Hoadly, since 1887. General counsel Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railway, since 1887.
Served in Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A., 2 years and 7 months, 1862-1865.
Married Sally Coles Stevenson, October 19, 1875 (deceased). Married second, Mary W. Stevenson, June 2, 1896 (deceased.