Grant Bishop (1913 - 1987)

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Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

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1913 - In the year that Grant Bishop was born, Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

1918 - At the age of only 5 years old, Grant was alive when in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

1932 - He was 19 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1953 - At the age of 40 years old, Grant was alive when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

1987 - In the year of Grant Bishop's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Grant Bishop passed away in October 1987 at 73 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Grant. He was born on December 8, 1913. There is no information about Grant's surviving family. We know that Grant Bishop had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

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