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Robert Willis Bishop

Robert Willis Bishop, American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1976, District of Columbia 1988. Board directors, president Winstonbury Land Trust, Bloomfield, Connecticut, 1983-1987; board directors Connecticut Opera Association, Hartford, 1984-1986, Connecticut Product Development Corporation, 1987. Member American Bar Association, American Society Corporation Secretaries (president Hartford section 1983-1984).

Background

  • Bishop, Robert Willis was born on January 9, 1943 in Rockville Centre, New York, United States. Son of Jack L. and Elizabeth Janet (Blee) Bishop.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1964. Juris Doctor, University Connecticut, 1976.

    Career

    • Ensign United States Navy, 1964, advanced through grades to lieutenant, resigned, 1970. Project engineer Combustion Engineering, Windsor, Connecticut, 1970-1974. Director of operations State of Connecticut Energy Agency, Hartford, 1974-1975.

      Assistant director research and policy division Department Planning and Energy Policy State of Connecticut, 1975-1977. Assistant secretary, counsel Northeast Utilities, 1977-1978. Corporation secretary, counsel Northeast Utilities, 1978-1986, special counsel, 1987.

      General counsel, secretary Nuclear Management & Resources Council, Washington, since 1987, vice president, since 1991. Member blue ribbon panel United States Department Energy, Washington, since 1989. Chairman Electric Utility Companies Nuclear Transportation Group, Washington, 1981-1987.

      Secretary New England Power Pool, Westborough, Massachusetts, 1978-1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Connecticut 1976, District of Columbia 1988.

    Membership

    Board directors, president Winstonbury Land Trust, Bloomfield, Connecticut, 1983-1987. Board directors Connecticut Opera Association, Hartford, 1984-1986, Connecticut Product Development Corporation, 1987. Member American Bar Association, American Society Corporation Secretaries (president Hartford section 1983-1984).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Suzan Wommack, May 11, 1968. Children: Katherine Terrill, Alison Paige.
    • father: Jack L. Bishop
    • mother: Elizabeth Janet (Blee) Bishop
    • spouse: Mary Suzan Wommack
    • children: Katherine Terrill Bishop
    • Alison Paige Bishop
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    Born January 9, 1943
    (age 74)
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