He was also an heir and an executor of estate of the art collector Catherine Lorillard Wolfe (1828–1887). Bishop, eccentric and worth billions....this tale is Priceless! On November 24, 1923 a massive snow storm hit Lenox, Massachusetts causing total chaos. According to The Boston Herald, the fierce blows from Jack Frost were no threat to Master Cortland and his fancy French tractor. He cleared the roadways, delivered the mail and rescued motorist. For full PDF article send me a message.
|Lenox Historical Society Photo of R-L Cortland Bishop and brother David "under the watchful eye of nanny." From what I read Corrtland was quite the daredevil and ruled the roads of Lenox.|
|Bishop's Home in Lenox, Massachusetts Photo from The Bishop Effect|
|Photo of Cortand Field Bishop from Lenox as a Resort|
Cortlandt Field Bishop (1870-1935) three years old by William Adolphe Bouguereau. In the collection of New York Historical Society Gift of Mrs. Cortlandt F. Bishop and Mrs. Shirley Falcke