Charles F. Bishop

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Charles F. Bishop
Portrait of Charles F. Bishop
Mayor of Buffalo
In office
Preceded by Philip Becker
Succeeded by Edgar B. Jewett
Personal details
Born October 14, 1844
Williamsville, New York
Died September 14, 1913(1913-09-14) (aged 68)
Buffalo, New York
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Kate Moran
Children no children

Charles Frederick Bishop (1844–1913) was Mayor of the City of Buffalo, New York, serving 1890–1894. He was born in Williamsville, New York on October 14, 1844. At an early age his parents moved to Buffalo. He married Kate Moran on August 6, 1865. In 1869, he established a wholesale coffee, tea, and spice store at 80 Main Street.[2]

He was elected mayor of Buffalo on November 6, 1889, as the Democratic candidate. He was reelected to a second term on November 3, 1891. After his second term was completed, Bishop returned to his private business. On September 14, 1913, he died in his home and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery.[2]


  1. ^ Rizzo, Michael (2005). Through The Mayors' Eyes. Lulu. p. 424. ISBN 978-1-4116-3757-3. 
  2. ^ a b "Charles F. Bishop". Through The Mayor's Eyes, The Only Complete History of the Mayor's of Buffalo, New York, Compiled by Michael Rizzo. The Buffalonian is produced by The Peoples History Union. 2009-05-27. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Philip Becker
Mayor of Buffalo, NY
Succeeded by
Edgar B. Jewett