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Bruce Clay Bishop, American lawyer. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross with three oak leaf clusters, Air medal with twelve oak leaf clusters.

Background

Bishop, Bruce Clay was born on January 31, 1919 in Chattanooga. Son of Jacob Walter and Ola (McGaughey) Bishop.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, U. Chattanooga, 1940. Postgraduate George Washington University Law School, 1940-1941. Bachelor of Laws, Stetson U., 1946.

Career

Admitted to Tennessee bar, 1947, practiced in Chattanooga, 1947-1968. Member firms Thomas, Folts & Brammer, 1947-1948, Folts, Bishop & Thomas, 1949-1962, Bishop, Thomas, Leitner, Mann & Milburn, 1962-1968. Corporate director Industrial Water Chemicals, Inc., Chamberlain-Realtors, Inc., Smith Elevator Company, Inc.

(all Chattanooga).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member advisory council U. Chattanooga, 1964-1968. Served to commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1946. Member Federation Insurance Counsel, International Society Barristers, International Academy Law and Science, Florida Bar, Bar Association Tennessee, Phi Alpha Delta, Pi Kappa Alpha.

Rotarian (vice president 1960). Clubs: Mountain City, Signal Mountain Golf and Country (Signal Mountain, Tennessee).

Connections

Married Dorothy Pepiot, April. Children: Bruce Clay, Beverly, Leslie.

father:
Jacob Walter Bishop

mother:
Ola (McGaughey) Bishop

spouse:
Dorothy Pepiot

child:
Bruce Clay Bishop

child:
Beverly Bishop

child:
Leslie Bishop