Following college at the University of Missouri and a stint in the U. S. Army, Lee Bishop began a fifteen-year newspaper career at the Phoenix Gazette in Phoenix, Arizona. He had more than two thousand news stories and feature articles published in The Gazette during that period.
His main work emphasis was government and politics, and most of his career was spent writing about Arizona State Government, the Arizona House of Representatives and the State Senate. Lee also covered the Phoenix City Council and Maricopa County governmental issues. He wrote numerous stories about prominent Arizona politicians, and their successes and blunders that shaped Arizona.
His latest western/historical trilogy, Dangerous Land, takes place during the Mexican War and the Civil War along the Rio Grande River in southern Texas, as the main character build’s the largest cattle ranch in the state’s history.
He and his wife, Sue, have two sons and two daughters who live in the Phoenix metropolitan area with their families. Lee and Sue have twelve grand-children. They enjoy traveling, and spend most of their vacations on the west coast.