Louise Bishop

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Louise Williams Bishop
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 192nd district
In office
January 3, 1989 – December 16, 2015
Preceded by Chaka Fattah
Succeeded by Lynwood Savage
Personal details
Born (1933-06-27) June 27, 1933 (age 83)
Cairo, Georgia, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Residence Philadelphia

Louise E. Williams Bishop (born June 27, 1933) was a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 192.[1][2]

Bishop has been heavily involved in radio broadcasting for many years and she was credited with keeping Philadelphia calm following the assassination of Dr Martin Luther King in 1968.[3] She was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame on November 22, 2013.

As "Lois Lane" Bishop released the single "Turn me loose" on Wand Records in 1964.[3]

She resigned her seat on Dec 16, 2015 amid corruption allegations.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/BiosHistory/MemBio.cfm?ID=192&body=H
  2. ^ Cox, Harold (2010-02-26). "House Members B". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University. 
  3. ^ a b Ridley, John. "Lois Lane". Sir Shambling's Deep Soul Heaven. John Ridley. Retrieved 9 September 2015. 
  4. ^ Mccoy, Craig (2015-12-16). "Rep. Bishop drops claim of racial targeting in sting, resigns". Philly.com. 

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