From a contemporary press report
Victor Biskup, 82, a retired Internal Revenue Service intelligence agent who was assigned to embassies in Paris and Tehran, died of congestive heart failure April 5, 2001, at the Hospice of Northern Virginia.
Mr. Biskup, an Arlington resident, worked for the IRS from 1946 to 1976. Most of his career was spent in the intelligence division at IRS headquarters in Washington.
He was born in Stirling, New Jersey, and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He served in the Army infantry in combat in Europe during World War II and received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
He graduated from New York University with a degree in accounting and began his civil service career as an IRS agent in New York.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Sally McCormick Biskup of Arlington; and a sister.
On April 5, 2001 at The Hospice of Northern Virginia in Arlington. VICTOR BISKUP of Arlington, VA. Husband of Sally M. Biskup; brother of Muriel B. Biskup of Hollywood, FL. Services Tuesday May 1, 2001 at 3 P.M. at the Arlington National Cemetery Columbarium with full military honors. Friends are requested to assemble at the Cemetery Administration Building at 2:30 P.M. on day of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to a charity of one's choice.
- 1ST LT US ARMY
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 02/13/1942 – 01/27/1946
- DATE OF BIRTH: 10/24/1918
- DATE OF DEATH: 04/05/2001
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 05/01/2001
BURIED AT: SECTION 6-S ROW 3 SITE 4 (COLUMBARIUM)
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