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Judson Wade Bishop

Judson Wade Bishop, American capitalist.


  • Bishop, Judson Wade was born on June 24, 1831 in Evansville, New York, United States. Son of Review John F. and Elena (Brown) Bishop.

  • Education

    • Studied civil engring.


    • Assistant engineer Grand Trunk Railway, 1853. Later engineer in Minnesota. Then surveyor, Chatfield, Minnesota.

      Publisher Chatfield Democrat, 1859-1861. Captain 2d Minnesota Infantry, June 26, 1861. Major, May 15, 1862; Lieutenant-colonel, October 15, 1862.

      Colonel, March 26, 1865. Bvtd. brig.-general vols., June 7, 1865, “for meritorious services”. Honorary mustered out, July 11, 1865.

      After war built and operated railroads in Minnesota. Now retired. Commander Minnesota Commandery Loyal Legion.


    • father: Review John F. Bishop
    • mother: Elena (Brown) Bishop
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    Born June 24, 1831