Party affiliation: Democrat
Walton Burrell Bishop, American science writer, consultant. Achievements include 23 patents for IFF and reliability; proposed passive electronic guidance device for blind. Active United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member International Communications Association, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Xi.
Bachelor of Education in Physical Science, Illinois State University, 1939. Master of Arts in Mathematics, Boston University, 1950. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University, 1954.
Master of Arts in Journalism, University Maryland, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Public Communications, University Maryland, 1990.
- Teacher, coach Milford (Illinois) Township High School, 1939-1941, Lincoln (Illinois) Community High School, 1941-1942. Electronics engineer Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, 1946-1966, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, 1966-1980, consultant, science writer, from 1980. Lecturer math Northeastern University Grad School, Boston, 1960-1966.
Born August 25, 1917
1939 - 1941
1941 - 1942
1946 - 1966
1966 - 1980
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