Author Chip Bishop is the great-grandnephew of Joseph Bucklin Bishop.
He grew up in Woonsocket, R.I. and was graduated from Boston University. He has written extensively for radio and television news, newspapers and industry trade journals.
His wide-ranging career includes time as a disc jockey, youth drug counselor, community relations specialist, campaign aide for President Jimmy Carter, Capitol Hill lobbyist and marketing professional. Today, he is president of Chip Bishop Communications and Management, Inc., a marketing and communications consulting firm.
A member of the Theodore Roosevelt Association and the executive committee of its New England Chapter, he lives on Cape Cod with his wife and business partner, Jane Nichols Bishop, and their two rambunctious black cats, Benjamin and Sabrina.
Besides writing, Chip loves doo-wop music, old German stamps and the Red Sox, especially when they win.