Andrew James Bishir

Male 1869 - 1944  (74 years)


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  • Name Andrew James Bishir  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Birth 1869  [7
    Born 11 May 1869  Kansas City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Alternate Name Andrew James /Bisher/ 
    Birth May 1870  Lee Summit, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Occupation Policeman & Asst. Marshall, Webb City, Missouri  [3, 4
    Died 20 Mar 1944  Webb City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 10
    Buried 24 Mar 1944  Mount Hope Cemetery, Webb City, Jasper Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Person ID I1418  Bishir Family | Major Christopher & Susanna/Rebecca Bishir
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2017 

    Father William Marion Bishir,   b. 30 Sep 1834, Martinsville, Clinton Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1919, Ntl Miltary Home, Leavenworth, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Jane Wood,   b. 13 Jul 1853, Woods Point, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1928, Kansas City, Jackson Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1867  Lee’s Summit, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 11, 12, 13
    Family ID F759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ida F. Lee,   b. Oct 1867, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930, Denver, Colorado? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married Abt 1890  [5, 7
    Divorced Bef 1930  [14
    Children 
     1. Violet R. Bishir,   b. Nov 1891, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Marion Samuel Bishir,   b. 5 May 1894, Webb City, Baxter, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1971, Upper Arlington, Franklin Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +3. Robert Andrew Bishir,   b. 21 Feb 1896, Webb City, Jasper Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1980  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2009 
    Family ID F761  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alta Pearl Faucett,   b. 5 Jul 1875, Oronogo, Missouri (farm) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1936, Webb City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 1901  [2, 7, 8
    Children 
     1. Bessie M. Gunning,   b. 8 Oct 1895,   d. Apr 1995, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
    +2. Earl William Bishir,   b. 8 May 1905, Webb City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1985, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lived from age 20 to age 75 in Webb City, Missouri. He was marshall or Chief of Police most of that time.

      Joplin Globe March 22, 1944

      ANDY BISHIR DIES; W. C. POLICE CHIEF

      Veteran Officier, Who Was Serving Third Term As Marshal, Succumbs Unexpectedly.

      Webb City, Mo., March 21,-Andrew J. Bishir, 74 years old, chief of Webb City police for many years, died at 11:30 o'clock last night at his home, 207 South Pennsylvania Avenue.

      He was serving his third consecutive term as police chief and had been nominated last week by the republicans to run again for the office. His present term expires in April. In 1900 he also served one term as chief of police.

      For many years he was associated with George Moore as an ore buyer, operating in the Webb City mining area. He had resided in Webb City about 50 years, coming here from northern Missouri.

      Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. John R. Nicholson of Tulsa, Okla.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. George P. Roberts of Garden City, Kan.; five sisters, Mrs. Carl Sechler of Lees Summit, Mo., Mrs. Preston Marion of Girard, Kan., Mrs. Lofton Kersey of Independence, Mo., Mrs. Nannie Hightower, of Toledo, O., and Mrs. Etta Davis of Kansas City, Mo., three sons, E. W. Bishir of Webb City, Robert A. Bishir of Cotton Valley, La., and Marion S. Bishir of Pampa, Tex.; a brother, C. P. Bishir of Edna, Kan., and seven grandchildren.

      The Webb City Undertaking Company is in charge of funeral plans.

  • Sources 
    1. [S519] Letter from Kathleen Bishir to Lundy Bishir, 1959.

    2. [S487] Census 1910 Andrew James & Alta Bishir Jasper, MO.

    3. [S573] Census 1920 Andrew James & Alta Bishir MO.

    4. [S650] Census 1930 Andrew James & Alta Bishir Jasper MO.

    5. [S297] Census 1900 Andrew James & Ida Bishir Jasper, MO.

    6. [S482] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003).

    7. [S827] Bishir bible in the possession of John William Bishir.

    8. [S1312] Family Group Sheets filled out by Earl William Bishir for Mary Anna Garman and Theo Garman Wells (probably in the 1950s). Provided by Julie Monson.

    9. [S1653] Civil War pension file for Wm. Marion Bishir.

    10. [S208] Obituary for Andrew J. Bisher, provided by Bubby Joe Eggensperger.

    11. [S405] Pedigree chart from Mary Ann Garman.

    12. [S562] Census 1910 William Marion Bishir Jackson Co., Missiouri.

    13. [S361] Lee's Summit Cemetery Book.

    14. [S619] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002).