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Jerome S. Bischoff ’31

Jerome Sidney Bischoff ’31, August 23, 2002, of age-related illness, in Lake Oswego, Oregon. After earning a degree in political science at Reed, Jerry studied at Harvard Law School, graduating with an LLB in 1934. In 1939 he married Barbara Mayer, and they had one child. Jerry practiced law with his father and later with Martin, Bischoff, Templeton, Langslett, and Hoffman, retiring in 1986. He maintained an interest in world affairs and economics throughout his life. Survivors include his daughter; a granddaughter; a great-grandson; two brothers, Ellis Bischoff ’42 and Theodore Bischoff ’37; a niece; and several nephews. His wife died in 2000.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2003

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