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Judson Wade Bishop

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Judson Wade Bishop, American capitalist.

Background

Bishop, Judson Wade was born on June 24, 1831 in Evansville, New York, United States. Son of Review John F. and Elena (Brown) Bishop.

Education

Studied civil engring.

Career

Assistant engineer Grand Trunk Railway, 1853. Later engineer in Minnesota. Then surveyor, Chatfield, Minnesota.

Publisher Chatfield Democrat, 1859-1861. Captain 2d Minnesota Infantry, June 26, 1861. Major, May 15, 1862; Lieutenant-colonel, October 15, 1862.

Colonel, March 26, 1865. Bvtd. brig.-general vols., June 7, 1865, “for meritorious services”. Honorary mustered out, July 11, 1865.

After war built and operated railroads in Minnesota. Now retired. Commander Minnesota Commandery Loyal Legion.

Connections

father:
Review John F. Bishop

mother:
Elena (Brown) Bishop