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.