Thomas Sams Bishop
Jan. 12, 1919 Oct. 5, 1994
Betty Marie Bishop
Mar. 25, 1922
Adjutant General of Texas, 1962 - 1968, 1973 - 1979
Beloved Leader and Courageous Soldier
Honoring His God, State and Nation
Back of Headstone
Thomas Sams Bishop
1940 1946 WWII
G3 36th DIV G3 99th DIV
MAJ Gen Texas NG
Jan 12 1919 Oct 5 1994
||Elizabeth Marie Chute Bishop
||Section:Republic Hill, Section 1 (C1)
|Reason for Eligibility:
||Wife of Thomas Sams Bishop
||March 25, 1922
BISHOP, ELIZABETH MARIE CHUTE (1922~) Born March 25, 1922 in Toledo, Ohio to Ruth Wells Chute and A. Hamilton Chute, Ph. D. Betty Marie is the younger of two children. Her father, Dr. Chute, was a successful business executive, later a college professor at the University of Minnesota and the University of Texas. He held the Scarborough Foundation Chair in Retailing at the University of Texas at Austin for over twenty years.
Betty Marie attended grade and junior schools in Columbus, Ohio. The family moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota where her father taught in the School of Business at the University of Minnesota. She graduated from Marshall High School, and spent the following year presenting marimba concerts and teaching marimba lessons. She was a guest soloist with the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra.
In 1944, Betty Marie graduated from the newly established University College at the University of Minnesota. Her curriculum included courses in the Dental and Dental Hygiene School. She spent an additional year in the Dental, Dental Hygiene and Public Health School at the University of Michigan. The following year, as supervisor, she helped further develop the School of Dental Hygiene within the College of Dentistry at Ohio State University. She taught there until 1949, when Texas offered the first State Board Examination for dental hygienists. She then practiced dental hygiene for U.S. Air Force dental clinics and with dentists in private practice in Austin, Texas.
Betty Marie married Thomas S. Bishop in 1956. They have two daughters, Betsey Ann Bishop and Eva Ruth Bishop.
In August 1975, Betty Marie Bishop received her Master of Arts degree in Health Education at the University of Texas at Austin.