John Bishop was born in Roxbury, Kansas in 1903.  He was an athlete and played on the basketball team that went to state at the first UIL league in Texas.

He came to Spearman in 1929 to work at Spearman Hardware, Co. Later, he purchased part of the store, operating it until 1969.

He married SammieJones in 1929.

This bedroom is named in honor of John. It's small, but cozy and comfortable.  We trust you will enjoy staying inJohn's Quarters during your visit to the Bishop Cottage.