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Frederick Lewis Bissinger


Frederick Lewis Bissinger was American manufacturing executive. Bar: District of Columbia 1937, New York 1939, Ohio 1943, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1943.


BISSINGER, Frederick was born on January 11, 1911 in New York, United States. Son of Jacob Frederick Bissinger and Rosel (Ensslin) Bissinger.


Master of Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1933. Master of Science in Chemistry, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1936. Doctor of Engineering (honorary), Stevens Institute of Technology, 1973.

Juris Doctor, Fordham University, 1938.


Instructor, Stevens Institute of Technology 1933-1936. Lawyer, Pennie, Davis, Marvin & Edmonds 1936-1942. Various exec, positions, including President, Industrial Rayon Corporation 1942-1961.

Group Vice-President Midland-Ross Corporation 1961-1962. Vice-President and Director Stauffer Chemistry Corporation 1962-1965. Vice-President Allied Chemical Corporation 1965-1966, Director 1966-1976, Executive Vice-President 1966-1969, President 1969-1974, Vice-Chairman 1974-1976.

Counsel to Pennie & Edmonds since 1976. Chairman Board Trustees, Stevens Institute of Technology 1971-1983, Chairman Emeritus since 1983. Trustee Fordham University 1970-1975, Emeritus since 1985.

Director Selas Corporation. Former Director Midlantic National Bank, National Starch and Chemical Corporation, Neptune Institute Corporation, Otis Elevator Corporation, Rheingold Corporation.


  • Bar: District of Columbia 1937, New York 1939, Ohio 1943, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1943.


Chairman emeritus board trustees Steven Institute of Technology. Trustee emeritus Fordham University. Member New York State Economic Development Board, 1975.

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Society of Chemical Industry (American section), Societe de Chimie Industrielle, Chemists Club, Sky Club, Sakonnet Golf Club, Metropolitan Club, Sakonnet Point Club.


Married Julia E. Stork, August 4, 1935 (deceased December 1989). Children: Frederick Louis, Elizabeth Julia. Married Barbara S. Simmonds, December 4, 1993.

Jacob Frederick Bissinger

Rosel (Ensslin) Bissinger

Julia E. Stork

Barbara S. Simmonds

Frederick Louis Bissinger

Elizabeth Julia Bissinger