1847 – Born on the 31st of December in New London, New York. American administrator and educator.
1869 – He graduated from Yale University.
1872-1873 – He established a legal practice with Lyman K. Bass and Grover Cleveland joined the firm, forming Bass, Cleveland and Bissell.
1888 – Entered Democratic Party politics as a candidate for Presidential Elector.
1890 – Served on a commission to amend the judicial articles of the New York Constitution.
1893-1895 – Served as Postmaster General under Grover Cleveland.
– Received a doctor of laws degree.
1896 – He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention.
1902 – Extending his career to the field of education, Bissell became chancellor of the University of Buffalo.
1903 – Wilson Shannon Bissell died on 6th of October in Buffalo, New York.