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Fred Corry Bishopp


Fred Corry Bishopp, American entomologist. Decorated His British Majesty’s Medal for service in the cause of freedom.


Bishopp, Fred Corry was born on January 14, 1884 in Virginia Dale, Colorado, United States. Son of Thomas Barton and Harriet Caroline (McKay) Bishopp.


Bachelor of Science, Colorado State College, 1902, Master of Science, 1926. Graduate student Southern Methodist U., 1923-1924. Doctor of Philosophy., Ohio State University, 1932.


Teaching fellow zoology and entomology, Colorado Agri. College, 1902-1903; assistant professor entomology and zoology, Maryland. Agricultural College, 1903-1904.

Special field agent Bureau Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture, 1904-1908, assistant entomologist, 1908-1911, entomologist, 1911-1926, chief Division of Insects Affecting Man and Animals, 1926-1941, assistant chief of bureau in charge research 1941-1953. Director, coordinator federal, state and industry sponsored research on bollworm Oscar Johnston Cotton Foundation, 1953. Department State adviser to agriculture minister Egypt, 1956.

Member Dept Agriculture delegation to World Agriculture Fair, New Delhi, India, 1959.


  • Other Work

    • Editor section on Insects Affecting Animals and Sanitary Entomology of Biological Abstracts. Author of numerous bulletins and articles on Entomology.


Fellow of American Public Health Associations American Association for the Advancement of Science, Entomological Society America (vice president 1932). Member American Association of Economic Enthomologists (president 1937), American Society of Parisitologists (president 1938), Washington Academy Sciences, Enthomol. Society of Washington (president 1932), American Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Academy Trop.

Medicine, American Mosquito Control Association (Vice-President 1952), Biological Society Washington, American Foundation for Tropical Medicine. Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi.

  • Member of (F) American Association for the Advancement of Science. Entomo logical Society of American.


Married Eulalie Virginia Spencer, December 9, 1908. Children: Harriett Eloise, Fred Thomas, Howard Spencer (deceased), Hazel Eulalie.

Thomas Barton Bishopp

Harriet Caroline (McKay) Bishopp

Eulalie Virginia Spencer

Harriett Eloise Bishopp

Fred Thomas Bishopp

Howard Spencer Bishopp (deceased)

Hazel Eulalie Bishopp