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Faira Lee Bishop

Faira Lee Bishop, American library educator. Certified teacher, school, library, school administrator, Mississippi.


  • Bishop, Faira Lee was born on December 15, 1942 in Hinds County, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Ansel Bruce and Dora Alma (Langley) Lee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with distinction, Mississippi College, 1964. Master of Library Science, University Mississippi, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern Mississippi, 1989.


    • Teacher secondary English public schools, Greenville and Jackson, Mississippi, 1964-1968. Academy library Mississippi Delta Community College, Moorhead, 1969-1971. Teacher Latin and English public school, Oxford, Mississippi, 1971-1973.

      Library ssecondary and elementary schools, Clinton, 1977-1994. Instructor University Southern Mississippi School Library and Information Science, Hattiesburg, 1990—1996, assistant professor, 1996—1998.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher, school, library, school administrator, Mississippi.


    Baptists believe that it is important that every person, every individual discover the richness and incredible purity of a close relationship with God.


    Regular ceremonies enable people to open themselves to God more fully. They help people to hear God's offer and challenge ever more deeply, and to allow God to prompt and enable them to respond.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Different kinds of small groups inside the overall Baptist movement should be encouraged to developed, so that both leaders and members of the societies could receive support and challenge in their faith.


    Trustee Clinton Library., 1976. Member American Association of University Women (treasurer 1996-1997), Mississippi Library. Association (ad hoc committee 1984-1985), University Mississippi Medical Center Women's Club (president 1997-1998), Friends Rowland Medical Library., University Mississippi Alumni Association, Maids and Matrons Club (vice president 1996-1998), Jackson Symphony League, Welcome Neighbor Club (vice president programs, 2004-2005), Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Phi Mu, Phi Delta Kappa.



    Reading, travel, volunteering.


    • Married Billy M. Bishop, July 11, 1965.
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    Born December 15, 1942
    (age 74)
    • 1964
      Mississippi College
    • 1972
      University Mississippi
    • 1989
      University Southern Mississippi
    • 1964 - 1968
      Teacher, secondary English public schools
      Mississippi, United States
    • 1969 - 1971
      academy library Mississippi Delta Community College
      Moorhead, Minnesota, United States
    • 1971 - 1973
      teacher, Latin and English public school
      Oxford, Mississippi, United States
    • 1977 - 1994
      library ssecondary and elementary schools
      Clinton, North Carolina, United States
    • 1990 - 1996
      instructor, University Southern Mississippi School Library and Information Science
      Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
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