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Bissell, Wilson Shannon

Born: 1847 AD
Died: 1903 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Administrators, Lawyers

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.