Biography of Francis M. Bishop
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Bishop, Francis M., born in Oakfield, Genesee county, Mareh 22, 1851, is a son of Dr. John E. Bishop. Dr. Bishop conducted, a drug store for a time at Akron, Erie county, but in 1858 he settled in Holley, purchasing the drug business of D. W. Frye. Dr. Bishop married a Miss Hackley of Batavia, and they had four children: Kate A John E., Jennie E., and Francis M. Mr. Bishop was a Republican, but never aspired to public office. He was a prominent member of the Baptist Church of Holley. His death occurred in February, 1864, since which date the business has been carried on by his widow and son, Francis M. F. M. Bishop married in 1879, Kate H. Knickerbocker, and they have two sons, Oscar H., and Frank, and one daughter, Irene S. Mr. Bishop is a member of the Baptist Church, the State Pharmaceutical Association, and the American Pharmaceutical Association. John E. Bishop settled in Syracuse, where he is a practicing physician.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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