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Edward Colston, American lawyer. Served in Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A., 2 years and 7 months, 1862-1865.

Background

Colston, Edward was born on April 22, 1844 in Berkeley County, Virginia, United States. Son of Edward and Sarah Jane (Brockenborough) Colston.

Education

Preparatory education Episcopal High School, Alexandria, Virginia. Bachelor of Laws, Washington and Lee University, 1867, Doctor of Laws.

Career

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.

Membership

Served in Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A., 2 years and 7 months, 1862-1865.

Connections

Married Sally Coles Stevenson, October 19, 1875 (deceased). Married second, Mary W. Stevenson, June 2, 1896 (deceased.

father:
Edward Colston

mother:
Sarah Jane (Brockenborough) Colston

spouse:
Mary W. Stevenson

spouse:
Sally Coles Stevenson