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Percy Poe BISHOP

army officer , colonel

Percy Poe Bishop, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal “for especially meritorious and conspicuous service as secretary of General Staff, and in the organization and coordination of matters relating to the commissioned personnel of the Army during the World War”.

Background

BISHOP, Percy Poe was born on May 27, 1877 in Powell, Tennessee. Son of J. M. and Margaret (Wood) Bishop.

Education

Tennessee, 1898, B.S.; Artillery School (Honor) 1902; Army War College, 1926

Career

Lieutenant-Colonel, 1917. Colonel, 1918; Brig-Genl. United States A., (temporary) 1918.

Colonel. 1919, D. S.M.

Membership

Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia).

  • Member of Military Order of World War. Clubs: Army & Navy; Chevy Chase Club (Washington, District of Columbia).

Connections

Spouse Grace Waldron Calvert, Portland, Maine, 1911.

father:
John McElroy Bishop

mother:
Margaret (Wood) Bishop

spouse:
Grace Waldron Calvert