W.P. Bishop

William Preston Bishop

Full Name: William Preston Bishop
Date of birth: August 19, 1841
Date of death: January 7, 1901

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Frankford / Collin   Collin, Denton

Terms of Service top

House District 29
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Legislatures: 19th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Frankford / Collin
Counties in district: Collin, Denton

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, 29th Regiment Tennessee Volunteers. Military grave marker, W.P. Bishop. William P. Bishop, birth date 8/19/1841, death date 1/7/1901, burial in Frankford Cemetery, Dallas, Collin County. Find a Grave.
  • William Preston Bishop, birth date 8/19/1841, death date 1/7/1901. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.


  • Photograph. W.P. Bishop, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Constitutional Amendments  
Engrossed Bills  
Public Land and Land Office  
State Fish Commission (Chair) 

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