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BISHOP (Soundex B210) — See also BARSHOP, BISH, BISHIP, BISHOFF, BISHOPRICK, GRASSHOPPER, SHOPA, SHOPE.

  BISHOP: See also M. Bishop Alexander — William Fessenden Allen — Bishop E. Andrews — Bishop Arnold — Adolf Augustus Berle, Jr. — Lewis D. Bonebrake — Hiram Evans Booth — Henry Bishop Brodess — Arthur H. Doolittle — Edward Bishop Dudley — Robert Bishop Fiske, Jr. — William Thomas Fitzgerald — Ellsworth Bishop Foote — Jim W. Haley — Mrs. Bishop P. Hill — Bishop E. Hinton — Bishop Worth Jennings — William Job — William Lewis Job — Bishop B. Kelley — Henry Knowlton — Bishop John Lawson — Roger Calvin Leete — Isaac Edwin Mansfield — Bishop W. Mason — Bishop Perkins — Bishop Walden Perkins — Charles William Stapleton — Henry George Templar — Edgar S. Tweedy — Vespasian Warner — Willard Baxter Whiting — David DeForest Wildman — Dorothy Bishop Wood — Clarence Frederic Woodford — Edward Young
  Bishop, (need first name) — of Erlanger, Kenton County, Ky. Candidate for mayor of Erlanger, Ky., 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Bishop, A. C. — of Utah. Utah state attorney general, 1896-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Albert T. — of Southington, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Southington, Connecticut, 1919-21. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Amasa W. — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Republican. Postmaster at Oakland, Calif., 1890-94. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop Amiru Al Mu Minim Sufi Abdul Hamid: See Sufi Abdul Hamid
  Bishop, April — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from South Carolina 4th District, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Bishop, Asa A. — of Reynolds, Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine. Postmaster at Reynolds, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Barzillai — of Lisbon, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lisbon, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Bill — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Bishop, Billy — of Brooklyn Park, Hennepin County, Minn. Candidate for mayor of Brooklyn Park, Minn., 2011. Still living as of 2012.
  Bishop, Bolivar B. — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Republican. Postmaster at Boise, Idaho, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Burton W. — of Guilford, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Guilford, Connecticut, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, C. H. — of Crossville, Cumberland County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, C. P. — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, C. W. 'Runt' See Cecil William Bishop
  Bishop, Caleb T. — of Plainfield, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plainfield; elected 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Carrine — of Madison, Madison County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Bishop, Cecil William (1890-1971) — also known as C. W. 'Runt' Bishop — of Carterville, Williamson County, Ill. Born near West Vienna, Johnson County, Ill., June 29, 1890. Republican. Tailor; laundry business; coal miner; professional football and baseball player and manager; postmaster; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1941-55 (25th District 1941-49, 26th District 1949-53, 25th District 1953-55); defeated, 1954. Christian. Member, Lions; Elks; Eagles; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Knights of Pythias. Died in Marion, Williamson County, Ill., September 21, 1971 (age 81 years, 84 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Carterville, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of William C. Bishop and Belle Z. (Ragsdale) Bishop; married, December 25, 1913, to Elizabeth Hutton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bishop, Charles Alvord (1854-1908) — also known as Charles A. Bishop — of La Porte City, Black Hawk County, Iowa; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Waukesha County, Wis., May 22, 1854. Lawyer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1882; district judge in Iowa 9th District, 1889-90, 1897-1902; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1902-08. Died in 1908 (age about 54 years). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Matthew Patrick Bishop and Roxana (Alvord) Bishop; married, November 2, 1873, to Della M. Dow (1855-1900); married, June 24, 1902, to Alice S. Lyman.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bishop, Charles B. — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. First selectman of Litchfield, Connecticut, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Charles E. — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Republican. Postmaster at Elizabeth, N.J., 1924-36. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Charles F. — of Rhode Island. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, 1922, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936; Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Charles Frederick (1844-1913) — also known as Charles F. Bishop; Charles Frederick Bischoff — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Williamsville, Erie County, N.Y., October 14, 1844. Democrat. Dealer in tea, coffee, and spices; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1890-94. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of cancer, in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 14, 1913 (age 68 years, 335 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married, August 6, 1865, to Kate Moran.
  Bishop, Charles M. — of Preston County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Preston County, 1871-72; member of West Virginia state senate 10th District, 1873-75. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Charles R. — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Mayor of Salem, Ore., 1899-1903. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Clair L. — of Calhoun County, Mich. Independent American candidate for Michigan State University board of trustees, 1961; American Independent candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 48th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Bishop, Clarence — of New Florence, Montgomery County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Montgomery County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Clifford A. (1877-1952) — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Genesee County, Mich., 1877. Lawyer; Genesee County Prosecuting Attorney; circuit judge in Michigan 7th Circuit, 1939-52; appointed 1939; died in office 1952. Member, American Bar Association. Died May 23, 1952 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Crawford Morrison — also known as Crawford M. Bishop — U.S. Vice Consul in Chefoo, as of 1914; Shanghai, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Curtis V. — of Danville, Va. Mayor of Danville, Va., 1952-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Dave See David Tyre Bishop
  Bishop, David A. — of West Babylon, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000 (alternate), 2004; Green candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 2000. Still living as of 2004.
  Bishop, David T. — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Mayor of Waterbury, Conn., 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, David Tyre — also known as Dave Bishop — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1983-2002 (District 33-B 1983-92, District 30-B 1993-2002). Still living as of 2002.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Bishop, Donald E. (b. 1933) — of Rochester, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Almont, Lapeer County, Mich., February 27, 1933. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives 63rd District, 1967-70; member of Michigan state senate, 1971-82 (16th District 1971-74, 8th District 1975-82); defeated, 1982; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 12th District, 1972. Congregationalist. Still living as of 1982.
  Bishop, Donald E. — of Harrison, Boone County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 2000, 2008 (alternate). Still living as of 2008.
  Bishop, E. C. — Nebraska superintendent of public instruction, 1909-11. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, E. Faxon — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, E. P. — of Worth, Cook County, Ill. Postmaster at Worth, Ill., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, E. P. — of Belfield, Stark County, N.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Elijah W. — of Nodaway County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Nodaway County 1st District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Elisha — of Greene County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Eugene D. (b. 1867) — of Stamford, Bennington County, Vt. Born in Readsboro, Bennington County, Vt., May 7, 1867. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Stamford, 1908, 1910. Baptist. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Fannie Kay — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Faxon See E. Faxon Bishop
  Bishop, Frank B. — of Madison, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Madison; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Frank L. — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Frank S. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven; elected 1908; defeated, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Fred — of Revere, Clark County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Clark County, 1943-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Fred See J. Fred Bishop
  Bishop, Fred C. — of Chester, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Chester, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Fred F. (d. 1970) — of Manchester, Clay County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state senate 19th District, 1960-63, 1968-70; died in office 1970. Died May 8, 1970. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, G. Halsted (born c.1865) — of Woodbridge, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., about 1865. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodbridge, 1901-02, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, G. Herbert (1868-1946) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., 1868. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1919-20. Died April 28, 1946 (age about 77 years). Interment at Beaverdale Memorial Park, New Haven, Conn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bishop, Gloria — of La Vergne, Rutherford County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Bishop, Halsted See G. Halsted Bishop
  Bishop, Harold Nelson (1894-1975) — also known as Harold Bishop — of Park Rapids, Hubbard County, Minn. Born in Sauk Centre, Stearns County, Minn., September 20, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; merchant; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1948. Died in 1975 (age about 80 years). Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Bishop, Harold W. — of Boothbay Harbor, Lincoln County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state senate 11th District, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Harry — of Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Ill. Mayor of Mt. Vernon, Ill., 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Harry A. — of Juneau, Alaska. Mayor of Juneau, Alaska, 1912-13. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Harvey N. — of Belmont, San Mateo County, Calif. Postmaster at Belmont, Calif., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Henry — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Henry A. Bishop Bishop, Henry Alfred (b. 1860) — also known as Henry A. Bishop — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., December 4, 1860. Democrat. Ticket agent, purchasing agent, and superintendent of several railroads; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1886; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1912 (alternate); candidate for secretary of state of Connecticut, 1888; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1904; president, Clapp Fire Resisting Paint Co., Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey Power Co., and Reed Carpet Co.; vice-president, Brady Brass Co., Pacific Iron Works, Connecticut National Bank, and Consolidated Telephone Co.; director, Westchester Street Railway Co., Western Union Telegraph Co.; director, Bridgeport Hospital. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Psi Upsilon; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Darius Bishop and Julia Ann (Tomlinson) Bishop; brother of Nathaniel Wheeler Bishop (1865-1920); married, February 6, 1883, to Jessie Alvord Trubee; nephew of Russell Tomlinson.
  Political family: Bishop-Tomlinson family of Bridgeport, Connecticut.
  Image source: Men of Mark in Connecticut (1908)
  Bishop, Henry D. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Henry W. — of Eustis, Lake County, Fla. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Florida, 1908; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1912, 1920, 1928 (alternate); candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 1st District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Herbert See G. Herbert Bishop
  Bishop, Herbert L. — of Genesee County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 2nd District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Bishop, Homer — of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. Democrat. Postmaster at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1853-61. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Howard E. — of Sayre, Bradford County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Hugh — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Bishop, Isaac Thorn (b. 1844) — also known as Isaac T. Bishop — of Somers, Kenosha County, Wis. Born in Somers, Kenosha County, Wis., June 6, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; farmer; secretary, Somers Mutual Fire Insurance Company; member of Wisconsin state senate 3rd District, 1907-14. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Isaac W. — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County, 1832; member of New York state senate 4th District, 1834-36; resigned 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, J. A. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 19th District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, J. F. — of Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y. Postmaster at Geneseo, N.Y., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, J. Fred — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Athens, Ga., 1950-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Mrs. J. M. — of Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, J. R. — of Ludington, Mason County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, J. W. — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Jack Randy — of Ocean Grove, Monmouth County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bishop, Jackie — of Runnells, Polk County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Bishop, James — of Watertown, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Watertown, 1828-29. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, James (1816-1895) — of Middlesex County, N.J. Born in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J., May 11, 1816. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1849-50; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1855-57. Died near Morristown, Morris County, N.J., May 10, 1895 (age 78 years, 364 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, New Brunswick, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bishop, James — of Tioga, Tioga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tioga County, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, James — of Indiana. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, James A. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Bishop, James B. — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Mayor of Augusta, Ga., 1849-50. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, James Keough (b. 1938) — of New York; Washington, D.C. Born in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., July 21, 1938. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Auckland, 1963-66; U.S. Ambassador to Niger, 1979-81; Liberia, 1987; Somalia, 1990-91. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Bishop, Jerome Holland (1846-1928) — also known as Jerome H. Bishop — of Decatur, Van Buren County, Mich.; Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Oxbow, Jefferson County, N.Y., September 3, 1846. Republican. Superintendent of schools; founder, J.H. Bishop fur company of Wyandotte, Mich.; rug and coat manufacturer; mayor of Wyandotte, Mich., 1885-87, 1905-08; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1898; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1900; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1908. Congregationalist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died May 22, 1928 (age 81 years, 262 days). Interment at Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of William Bishop and Zebina (Sterne) Bishop; married 1867 to Jennie Gray (died 1873); married 1876 to Ella M. Clark (1856-1926).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bishop, Jesse — of Hennepin County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 4th District, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Bishop, John F. — of Guntersville, Marshall County, Ala. Postmaster at Guntersville, Ala., 1889-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, John H. — of Millersville, Lancaster County, Pa. Postmaster at Millersville, Pa., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, John J., Jr. — of Baltimore County, Md. Republican. Member of Maryland state senate District 13-D; elected 1966, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Bishop, John R. — of Buchanan, Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1915-17. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, John S. — of Marshall, Saline County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Saline County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Karl F. — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lebanon, 1919-20; first selectman of Lebanon, Connecticut, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Kathleen — of Tellico Plains, Monroe County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Bishop, Kitchell (d. 1844) — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County, 1801-04, 1805-10; member of New York state senate Eastern District, 1811-15. Died November 2, 1844. Interment at Warrensburg Cemetery, Warrensburg, N.Y.
  Bishop, L. H. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 38, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Bishop, L. P. — of La Cygne, Linn County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Lillie — of Manchester, Clay County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state senate 19th District, 1971. Female. Still living as of 1971.
  Bishop, Loomis K. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in New York. Republican. Postmaster at Grand Rapids, Mich., 1898-1912. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Lucius O. — of Clinton, Vermillion County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Clinton, Ind., 1893-97. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Lyman J. — of Butler, Bates County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Bates County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Marcus K. — of Dunmore, Lackawanna County, Pa. Postmaster at Dunmore, Pa., 1899-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Marvin L. — of Casper, Natrona County, Wyo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1948 (alternate), 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Mary B. — of Eustis, Lake County, Fla. Postmaster at Eustis, Fla., 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Mary H. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Max Waldo Schmidt (1908-1994) — also known as Max Waldo Bishop — of Bettendorf, Scott County, Iowa. Born in Gravette, Benton County, Ark., October 30, 1908. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Colombo, 1945; U.S. Ambassador to Thailand, 1955-58. Member, Rotary. Died in Ailey, Montgomery County, Ga., November 18, 1994 (age 86 years, 19 days). Interment at Peterson Cemetery, Ailey, Ga.; cenotaph at Hillcrest Cemetery, Gravette, Ark.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bishop, Merlin D. — of Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 5th District, 1932; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Merlin D. — of Avon, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Avon, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Bishop, Mike — of Rochester, Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 45th District; elected 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Bishop, Mildred — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Bishop, Minnie L. — of Tinley Park, Cook County, Ill. Postmaster at Tinley Park, Ill., 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Nathaniel — of Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Danbury, 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Nathaniel — of Marietta, Washington County, Ohio. Democrat. Postmaster at Marietta, Ohio, 1853-57. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Nathaniel Wheeler (1865-1920) — also known as Nathaniel W. Bishop — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in 1865. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1916; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I. Despondent due to a lengthy illness, he stabbed himself in the chest, and died soon afterward at Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., April 4, 1920 (age about 54 years). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of William Darius Bishop (1827-1904) and Julia Ann (Tomlinson) Bishop; brother of Henry Alfred Bishop; married to Annie Warner; nephew of Russell Tomlinson.
  Political family: Bishop-Tomlinson family of Bridgeport, Connecticut.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bishop, Neal Dow (1900-1980) — also known as Neal D. Bishop — of Denver, Colo.; Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo. Born in Hannibal, Marion County, Mo., July 18, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; chiropractor; member of Colorado state senate, 1950. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; American Legion. Died May 20, 1980 (age 79 years, 307 days). Interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Presumably named for: Neal Dow
  Relatives: Married, February 23, 1928, to Emma S. Alexander.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bishop, Neil S. — of Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state senate 6th District, 1943-46; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1958; candidate for U.S. Senator from Maine, 1966, 1970 (Republican). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Olin S. — of Jefferson County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Jefferson County 2nd District, 1909; candidate in Prohibition primary for Governor of New York, 1918; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Oliver D. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 5th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Oliver T. — of Avon, Hartford County, Conn. Postmaster at Avon, Conn., 1885, 1901-03. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Orrin J. — of Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Presque Isle, Maine, 1935-53 (acting, 1935-36). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Otto William (1875-1966) — also known as Otto W. Bishop — of Alpena, Alpena County, Mich. Born in Alpena, Alpena County, Mich., December 17, 1875. Republican. President and manager, Alpena Fisheries Co.; coal dealer; insurance business; banker; candidate for mayor of Alpena, Mich., 1916; member of Michigan state senate 29th District, 1935-48; defeated in primary, 1932, 1948; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1947; chair of Alpena County Republican Party, 1950. Protestant. Member, Exchange Club; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Grange; Elks; Eagles. Died November 22, 1966 (age 90 years, 340 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Alpena, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of August F. Bishop and Bertha (Wischow) Bishop; married, September 18, 1902, to Viola Dunlop.
  Bishop, P. P. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1880, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Paul S. — of Dexter, Washtenaw County, Mich. Republican. Village president of Dexter, Michigan; elected 1982, 1984, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Bishop, Phanuel (1739-1812) — of Massachusetts. Born in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Mass., September 3, 1739. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1792-93, 1797-98; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1799-1807 (at-large 1799-1805, 9th District 1805-07). Died in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Mass., January 6, 1812 (age 72 years, 125 days). Interment at Old Cemetery, Rumford, East Providence, R.I.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bishop, Philetus W. — of Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County 2nd District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, R. H. — of Salina, Saline County, Kan. Mayor of Salina, Kan., 1873, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, R. Spencer See Russell Spencer Bishop
  Bishop, R. Walter — of Guilford, New Haven County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Guilford, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Raleith E. — of Pasadena, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Bishop, Ray E. See Raymond E. Bishop
  Bishop, Raymond E. — also known as Ray E. Bishop — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1964, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Bishop, Richard Moore (1812-1893) — also known as Richard M. Bishop; "Papa Richard" — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Fleming County, Ky., November 4, 1812. Democrat. Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1859-61; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Hamilton County, 1873; Governor of Ohio, 1878-80; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1888. Died in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., March 2, 1893 (age 80 years, 118 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Bishop, Richard W. — of Wilmerding, Allegheny County, Pa. Burgess of Wilmerding, Pennsylvania, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Rob See Robert Bishop
  Bishop, Robert (b. 1951) — also known as Rob Bishop — of Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah. Born in Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, July 13, 1951. Republican. School teacher; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1979-94; Speaker of the Utah State House of Representatives, 1992-94; U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 2003-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2004, 2008. Mormon. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Bishop, Robert J. — of Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Robert R. — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1882; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Romelia — of Indiana. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Roswell Peter (1843-1920) — also known as Roswell P. Bishop — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Ludington, Mason County, Mich. Born in Sidney, Delaware County, N.Y., January 6, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; wounded during the war at Lees Mills, Va., and lost his right arm; lawyer; Mason County Prosecuting Attorney, 1877-80, 1885-86; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Mason County, 1883-84, 1893-94; U.S. Representative from Michigan 9th District, 1895-1907; defeated, 1906; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 26th District, 1907. Died in Pacific Grove, Monterey County, Calif., March 4, 1920 (age 77 years, 58 days). Interment at El Carmelo Cemetery, Pacific Grove, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Bishop and Anna (Andrews) Bishop.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bishop, Roy V. — of Iowa. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 8th District, 1948, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Runt See Cecil William Bishop
  Bishop, Russell Spencer (b. 1886) — also known as R. Spencer Bishop — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born April 22, 1886. Republican. Member of University of Michigan board of regents; elected 1943. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Giles Bishop and Carrie (Spencer) Bishop; married, March 29, 1910, to Mary Beasom.
  Bishop, Samuel (1723-1803) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in 1723. Mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1793-1803. Died in 1803 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Samuel — of Avon, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Avon, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Sanford Dixon, Jr. (b. 1947) — also known as Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. — of Albany, Dougherty County, Ga. Born in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala., February 4, 1947. Democrat. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1977-91; member of Georgia state senate, 1991-93; U.S. Representative from Georgia 2nd District, 1993-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Bishop, Sarah — of Michigan. Commonwealth candidate for Michigan state treasurer, 1938; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Sherman — of St. James, Phelps County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of St. James, Mo., 1943-45. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Spencer See Russell Spencer Bishop
  Bishop, Theral V. — of Logan, Cache County, Utah. Mayor of Logan, Utah, 1962-66. Still living as of 1966.
  Bishop, Thomas — of Tompkins County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Thomas — also known as Tom Bishop — of New Brighton, Beaver County, Pa. Burgess of New Brighton, Pennsylvania, 1937, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Thomas J. — of Columbia, Lancaster County, Pa. Chief burgess of Columbia, Pennsylvania, 1859. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Thomas O. — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County 2nd District, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Thomas P. — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County 2nd District, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Tim See Timothy H. Bishop
  Bishop, Timothy H. (b. 1950) — also known as Tim Bishop — of Southampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Southampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., June 1, 1950. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 2003-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004, 2008. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Bishop, Tom See Thomas Bishop
  Bishop, Vivian C. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Bishop, W. H. — of Eustis, Lake County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, W. K. — of Leola, McPherson County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 38th District, 1923-24; member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1935-42 (42nd District 1935-38, 41st District 1939-42). Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, W. M. — of California. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Wallace W. (born c.1845) — of Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich. Born in New York, about 1845. Mayor of Wyandotte, Mich., 1902-03. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Walter See R. Walter Bishop
  Bishop, Walter C. (b. 1862) — Born in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., March 14, 1862. Electrician; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Durango, 1896-97, 1902-11. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Wattie — of Cleveland, Bolivar County, Miss. Mayor of Cleveland, Miss., 1952-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, Wesley T. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bishop, Wilbur — of Tigard, Washington County, Ore. Mayor of Tigard, Ore., 1981-83. Still living as of 1983.
  Bishop, William (d. 1879) — of Clark County, Mo. Missouri state treasurer, 1865-69. Died May 2, 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, William C. — of Guilford, New Haven County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Guilford, 1902, 1904, 1906, 1908, 1910. Burial location unknown.
William D. Bishop Bishop, William Darius (1827-1904) — also known as William D. Bishop — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Bloomfield, Essex County, N.J., September 14, 1827. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1857-59; defeated, 1858, 1902; U.S. Commissioner of Patents, 1859-60; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1860; member of Connecticut state senate 10th District, 1866, 1877-78; president, New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, 1867-79; president, Naugatuck Railroad, 1855-67, 1885-1903; director, Bridgeport Steamboat Company; lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1871. Died, of chronic endocarditis, in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., February 4, 1904 (age 76 years, 143 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Bishop (1798-1849) and Mary (Ferris) Bishop; married 1850 to Julia Ann Tomlinson (sister of Russell Tomlinson); father of Henry Alfred Bishop (1860-?) and Nathaniel Wheeler Bishop.
  Political family: Bishop-Tomlinson family of Bridgeport, Connecticut.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Men of Mark in Connecticut (1908)
  Bishop, William H. — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Middletown, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, William H. — of Roane County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Roane County, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, William H., Jr. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, William Henry (1847-1928) — also known as William H. Bishop — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, January 7, 1847. Novelist; university professor; U.S. Consul in Palermo, 1905-08. Died in Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn., September 26, 1928 (age 81 years, 263 days). Interment at Old Cemetery, East Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Married, July 26, 1886, to Mary Dearborn Jackson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bishop, William R. — Republican. Idaho territorial auditor, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, William Richardson (1874-1947) — of Athens, Henderson County, Tex. Born in Athens, Henderson County, Tex., August 23, 1874. District judge in Texas 3rd District, 1920-23; justice of the Texas Supreme Court Commission of Appeals, 1923-27. Died in Athens, Henderson County, Tex., September 28, 1947 (age 73 years, 36 days). Interment at Athens Cemetery, Athens, Tex.
  Relatives: Married to Jessie Lynn Carpenter (1879-1957).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bishop, William S. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County, 1839; member of New York state senate 27th District, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Bishop, William S. — of Andover, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Andover; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.


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