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Obituary David Hearst Bishop,
?, ?, 29 Mar 1966


Montgomery Standard, Montgomery County, Montgomery City, Missouri, 7 April 1966

	David Bishop Killed In Plane Crash.  David H. Bishop, former
Montgomery City, citizen, died March 29, presumably from exposure, an hour
after ditching his twin engine Cessna 310 Airplane in Lake Michigan's icy
waters quarter of a mile east of Meigs field.
	The piston driven plane sank 90 seconds after a controlled touchdown
amid spray and waves, but Bishop managed to climb out of the cockpit.  He
clung first to the wing, then to the tail of the sinking ship.  He was
unconscious when two firemen in a 14 foot rowboat recovered him from the
lake.  He was pronounced dead at Mercy Hospital.
	David H. Bishop, son of Eluid and Willie Hudson Bishop, was born
January 28, 1904 near Montgomery City, Mo.  He is survived by two brothers,
Samuel V. of Mineola, Mo., and George A. of Detroit, Mich.;  two sisters,
Angie Beabout of New Hartford, Mo. and Imogene Coleman of Jonesburg.  One
brother Charles E. preceded him in death July 4, 1960.
	A veteran pilot, he was trained in 1929 as a ferry pilot during the
First World War.  Later he became an executive pilot for the Sinclair Oil
Co. for twelve years.

Eliude Adolphus and Sarah Willie (Hudson) Bishop Family