Louise Bishop

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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 85)
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]


  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. 

External links

  • Pennsylvania House of Representatives - Louise Bishop (Democrat) official PA House website
  • Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia web page

Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Louise_Bishop&oldid=803532309"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_Bishop
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Louise Bishop"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA