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Gordon Bruce Bishop

Gordon Bruce Bishop, American journalist. Environmental commissioner Eatontown, New Jersey, 1973-1976; chairman New Jersey Literature Hall of Fame, 1988-1996; director Battleship New Jersey Foundation, 1998-2001; Member Rutgers University Alumni Association.

Background

  • Bishop, Gordon Bruce was born on January 1, 1938 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Charles E. and Freda Mary (Romyns) Bishop.

  • Education

    • Student, American Academy Dramatic Arts, 1957. Bachelor, Rutgers University, New Jersey, 1967.

    Career

    • Reporter, columnist Herald-News, Passaic, New Jersey, 1959—1968. President, television producer Bishop Public Programs, Inc., Ocean, since 2005. Special reporter-columnist Star-Ledger, Newark, 1969-1996.

      Lecturer Rutgers University, Princeton University, Brookdale College.

    Works

    • Gateway to America
    • Written in a passionate and readable style, Gateway To America chronicles the historic New York/New Jersey triangle that was the window for America's immigration wave in the 19th and 20th centuries that also inspired some of our countries most popular tourism sites.
    • Gateway to America
    • Written in a passionate and readable style, Gateway To America chronicles the historic New York/New Jersey triangle that was the window for America's immigration wave in the 19th and 20th centuries that also inspired some of our countries most popular tourism sites.
    • Holding onto nothing
    • HOLDING ONTO NOTHING is Gordon Bishop's first book, begun when he was 19 at the Iroquois Hotel in Manhattan and completed when he was 20 and working as a copywriter for a catalog house in Passaic, New Jersey.
    • The Hacky
    • The Hacky is a collection of eight true short stories about two brothers growing up in Hackensack, New Jersey, along the Hackensack River.

    Membership

    Environmental commissioner Eatontown, New Jersey, 1973-1976. Chairman New Jersey Literature Hall of Fame, 1988-1996. Director Battleship New Jersey Foundation, 1998-2001.

    Member Rutgers University Alumni Association.

    Connections

    • Married Jeanne Ann Reed, June 30, 1962. Children: Jennifer, Elizabeth.
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    • 1957
      American Academy Dramatic Arts
    • 1967
      Rutgers University
    • 1959 - 1968
      Reporter
      Passaic, New Jersey, United States
    • 2005
      president