July 6, 2020
By Dr. Marty Olliff
Dr. Marty Olliff's ongoing series turns its attention to a Dothan man who once shared the Atlantic crossing speed record.
People in the Wiregrass have known about Bishop Cleaners since it opened in Dothan in 1947. But few know that in November 1945, its founder, Eustace E. Bishop, was one of the fastest men on the open sea.
A lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve, Bishop served on the aircraft carrier/troopship USS Lake Champlain…