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Bissell, George

Born: 1821 AD
Died: 1884 AD

US oil businessman


1884 – Born on the 8th of November in Hanover, New Hampshire.


1853 – He observed by chance the primitive oil-gathering industry in western Pennsylvania.


1856 – Bissell conceived of the idea of drilling.


1859 – On 27th of August, the company first succeeded in striking oil, on a farm in Titusville, Pennsylvania.


1884 – George Bissell died on 19th of November.