Charles A. Bishop

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Charles Alvord Bishop was a politician and jurist in the State of Iowa.


Bishop was born on May 22, 1854 to Roxana and Matthew Patrick Bishop in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.[1] He would marry twice. First, on November 2, 1873 to Della M. Dow, who died in 1900. Second, on June 24, 1902 to Alice S. Lyman. He died in 1908.


Bishop served in the Iowa House of Representatives in 1882. He served as a judge in the district court of Iowa from 1889 to 1890 and from 1895 to 1902. From 1902 to 1908 he was a Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court.


Political offices
Preceded by
Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court
Succeeded by