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Harry Gore Bishop

major general , army officer

Harry Gore Bishop, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal (United States); Officer Legion of Honor (France). Served at Fort Wayne, Michigan, Fort McHenry, Maryland., Washington Barracks, District of Columbia, and Fort Caswell, North Carolina, until May 1899.

Background

BISHOP, Harry G. was born on November 22, 1874 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Louis Haswell and Jeanette (Atwater) Bishop.

Education

United States Military Academy, 1897. School Submarine Defense, 1906. Army School of the Line, 1910.

Army Staff College, 1911. School of Fire. Field Artillery, 1915. Signal Corps Aviation School, 1916.

Army War College, 1919.

Career

C Colonel, 1917; Brigadier General, National Army, 1918. Colonel, Field Artillery, 1919. Major General, United States Army, 1930.

Chief of Staff, Fourth Corps Area, 1922. Chief of Staff, Philippine Department, 1923-1925. Command of 159 Field Artillery Brigade in Instruction Camp and took same to France, Commanded Third Field Artillery Brigade.

Third Division, in Meuse Argonne Campaign. Decorations: Distinguished Service Medal, United States Officer Legion of Honor, France.

Membership

Served at Fort Wayne, Michigan, Fort McHenry, Maryland., Washington Barracks, District of Columbia, and Fort Caswell, North Carolina, until May 1899.

  • Clubs: Army and Navy (New York and Washington), Army, Navy and Marine Corps Country.

Connections

Spouse Ella Van Horn Foulois, December 15, 1928, Washington, D.

father:
Louis H. Bishop

mother:
Jeanette (Atwater) Bishop