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George Elmer BISHOP

Member of Great Lakes Tidewater Commission

George Elmer BISHOP, American Member of Great Lakes Tidewater Commission.

Background

BISHOP, George Elmer was born on September 23, 1881 in Sussex, Wisconsin, United States.

Education

Rural School, Wisconsin. Whitewater State Normal School, Wise.

Career

Wisconsin Rural School Teacher, Wisconsin, 1901-1904. Principal, S. Beloit Public School. 1906-1908; Principal, Stambaugh (Michigan) Grade School.

1908-1910; Superintendent, Colterville (111.) Public School, 1910-1911. Principal, South Beloit (Wisconsin) Public School, 1911-1914. Superintendent, Mastodon Township Schools, Alpha, Michigan, 1914-1920.

Secretary, Stambaugh (Michigan) Development Bureau, 1920-1921. Secy, and Manager, Upper Penin sula Development Bureau, Marquette, Michigan, since 1921.

Membership

Member, Great Lake Tidewater Commission, since 1924. Secretary, Michigan Conservation Council, 1928-1929. Director, Michigan Winter Sports Association, 1927-1929.

Director, Michigan Forestry Association, 1927-1929. Secretary, Tri-State Development Congress, 1923-1925. Member of Methodist Church, Marquette, Michigan.

Francis M. Moore Consistory. Sons of St. George, Marquette, Michigan Club: Marquette Rotary.

Connections

Spouse Lutie Mildred Bishop, June 24, 1908, Beloit.