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Marvin Lord Jr. BISHOP

Marvin Lord Jr. BISHOP, Speaker, State House of Representatives. Member of Masons; American Legion; Moose; Delta Chi; Izaak Walton League of American; Natrona Company Bar Association (Secretary-Treasurer, Vice-President., and President); Wyoming State Bar Association; Sons of Union Veterans, of Civil War; Republic Party.

Background

  • BISHOP, Marvin Lord Jr. was born on June 6, 1897 in Casper, Wyoming, United States. Son of Marvin Lord and Lona A. (Hathaway) Bishop.

  • Education

    • Natrona Company High School, Casper, Wyoming, 1915. Law School, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1920.

    Career

    • Springs, Colorado Admitted to Wyoming Bar, 1921. Practiced law at Casper, Wyoming, since 1921. Elected Member, Lower House of Wyoming State Legislature, 1922.

      Regular and special session of 1923, re-elected 1924. Elected Speaker Pro Tern, 1925. Relected 1926; Chairman, Powerful Judiciary Committee, 1927.

      Re-elected 1928; Speaker, Wyoming House of Representative, 1929, being Wyoming Twentieth Speaker. Presided over the Special Session of 1929, which was called by Governor to change Wyo’s. election laws due to death of Senator Francis E. Warren. Enlisted in the United States Army during World War.

      Stationed at Camp Pike, Arkansas in Officers Training Camp.

    Membership

    Member of Masons; American Legion. Moose; Delta Chi; Izaak Walton League of American. Natrona Company Bar Association (Secretary-Treasurer, Vice-President., and President).

    Wyoming State Bar Association. Sons of Union Veterans, of Civil War. Republic Party.

    Connections

    • Spouse George Ann Evans, July 26, 1924, Colorado.
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