Bissell, Wilson Shannon
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.
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