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.
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