BISHOP Albert E.

BISHOP Albert E.[1]

Male 1916 - 1990  (73 years)

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  • Name BISHOP Albert E. 
    Born 22 Sep 1916  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 44D06FC461CDF9468A6D140AEF2DBB51F100 
    Died 18 Feb 1990  [2
    Buried Aft 17 Sep 1990  Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • (Fort Snelling National Cemetery with full military honors.)
    Albert E. Bishop gravestone
    Albert E. Bishop gravestone
    • Enlisted in the Army Air Corp as very young man having served 2 tours of duty in WWII. He was sent to North Africa and was a non commissioned officer and Chief Aircraft Mechanic on the B-17 and other fighter aircraft of the theater. He was with a secret squadron formed to help the British General Montgomery. The 62nd Squadron, 57th fighter group. Known as the "The Fabulous Fighting 57th".

      This was a success against great hardship and odds and was the turning point and the ultimate defeat of General Rommel.

      Albert Bishop Sr. was wounded during a surprise Nazi raid which lead to his return state side.

      Al spent the next 39 years working for the Whirlpool Corporation in Saint Paul.
      Al's was nick named "Bulldog" but was well loved and admired by friends.
      He was the 4 th District Commander in the VFW and Aid-de Camp to the Commander in chief of the Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC. He had close personal ties to Hubert H. Humphrey in the early 1970's.

      Al as he was called in White Bear Township, the largest populated township in Minnesota was the Justice of the Peace from 1952 to the elimination of JP process. in the mid 1970's.

      Al and Harriette were married for 56 years having several Grand Children.
    Person ID I67908  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2008 

    Father BISHOP Arthur Edward,   d. 1923, Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother [BISHOP] Margaret,   b. Abt 1880,   d. 1968  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married Bef 1916  [3
    Family ID F27239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family NOYES Harriette Patten,   b. 28 Jun 1919, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 2013, White Bear Lake, Ramsey, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 1944  [1
     1. Living
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     5. Living
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F26621  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Albert E. Bishop
    Albert E. Bishop
    ca. 1943
    Army Air Corps corporal
    Albert E. Bishop
    Albert E. Bishop
    Deer Slayer
    Albert E. Bishop
    Albert E. Bishop
    Fighting 57th. This had a 12 Cylinder Allison Air Cooled engine.
    Hubert H. Humphrey & Albert E. Bishop
    Hubert H. Humphrey & Albert E. Bishop
    Circa 1970. Minneapolis International Airport.
    All were going to Washington DC to meet with the Commander-and-Chief of the Veterans of foreign wars. Al was Aid-de-Camp.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3462] Correspondence-Internet-Al Bishop, 23 Dec 2007 3:47 pm.

    2. [S3462] Correspondence-Internet-Al Bishop, 17 Sep 2008 7:10 pm.

    3. [S3890] Correspondence-Internet-Carol Ann (Bishop) (Johnson) Nelson, 16 Sep 2008 11:02 pm.