Bishop, George H.

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Bishop, George H.

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  • Bishop, George H. (George Holman), 1889-1973

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  • Bishop, George Holman

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Dates of existence

1889-1973

History

George H. Bishop received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1919 and joined the faculty of Washington University School of Medicine in 1921. He held a variety of appointments, among them research associate and associate professor in the Department of Physiology (1921-1930), professor of applied physiology in the Department of Ophthalmology (1930-1932), professor of biophysics in the Neurophysiology Laboratory (1932-1947) and professor of neurophysiology in the Department of Neuropsychiatry (1947-1954). Dr. Bishop is remembered for his collaboration with Joseph Erlanger and Herbert S. Gasser in research on the properties of nerve fibers, for which the latter two received the 1944 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Dr. Bishop is also well-known for his work in the development of electroencephalography as a diagnostic tool in the understanding of epilepsy.

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Bishop, Ethel Ronzoni (1890-1975)

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Category of the relationship

family

Dates of the relationship

1922-1973

Description of relationship

George Bishop married Ethyl Ronzoni in Detroit, Michigan in 1922

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Ronzoni, Ethel (1890-1975)

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Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Ronzoni, Ethel

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Bishop, George H.

Dates of the relationship

1922-1973

Description of relationship

George Bishop married Ethyl Ronzoni in Detroit, Michigan in 1922

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Revised

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Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created December 16, 2019

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  • English

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  • Latin

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