Biography of Robert C. Bishop
Yates County, NY Biographies





Bishop, Robert C., son of John H. and Lydia A. (McCann) Bishop, was born March 19, 1847, in this town and was educated at Penn Yan Academy. After finishing his education he taught school throughout this part of the State for fourteen terms, but his health failing him he learned the carpenter's trade, at which he worked for a few years. He then bought a fruit farm, which he has brought to a fine state of cultovation. Mr. Bishop is independent in politics. He was elected justice of the peace in 1885, and served for four years, and also elected supervisor for 1892 by the People's party. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Bluff Point, and has been an active member' of the Sunday school.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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