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Charles Reed BISHOP

American Charles Reed BISHOP

Businessman and philanthropist in Hawaii

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on January 25, 1822 in Glens Falls, New York, USA
Died: on June 07, 1915 in San Francisco, California, USA


Biography

On January 25, 1822, Charles Reed Bishop was born to Maria Reed Bishop and Samuel Bishop. His father was a toll collector who worked on a toll booth in the middle of the Hudson River near Glens Falls, New York. Charles' mother died two weeks after giving birth to her next son, Henry. His father died when he was four, and Charles went to live with his grandfather on his 125-acre (0.51 km2) farm in Warrensburg. He worked on his grandfather's farm, learning how to care for sheep, cattle, and horses. While at his grandfather's house, he was baptized in a Methodist church.

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