Hall of Honor
S. Bishop enlisted in 1934 in Company F, 141st Infantry, at the age of
fifteen. He was commissioned a second lieutenant, Infantry, and entered
active duty in November 1940. His active duty assignments included
platoon leader, company commander, battalion S3, 141st Infantry
Regiment; aide, liaison officer, assistant G3 and G3, 99th Infantry
Division. He was released from active duty in January 1946.
As a Texas Army National Guard officer, he served as G3 and chief of
staff, 36th Infantry Division; assistant adjutant general of Texas; and
assistant division commander, 36th Infantry Division. He was promoted to
brigadier general November 16, 1960. On January 1, 1962, he was
appointed Adjutant General of Texas. He served in this assignment until
March 12, 1969, at which time he reverted to U.S. Army Reserve status.
Major General Bishop requested reappointment as colonel, Infantry, and
was assigned as assistant director, Research and Development, USCONARC.
On February 6, 1973, he was recalled as Adjutant General of Texas and
reappointed a major general on March 1, 1973. He served in this capacity
until his retirement on January 16, 1979.
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