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Herbert Porter Bissell, American judge. Member Eastern State Hospital Commission, New York, 1911, 1912; Mason.

Background

Bissell, Herbert Porter was born on August 30, 1856 in New London, Oneida Company, New York, United States. Son of Amos Alanson and Amelia Susan (Wilsey) Bissell.

Education

Educated De Veaux College, Suspension Bridge, New York, 1869-1873. Gymnasium, Braunschweig, Germany, 1873-1875. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1880.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1883, and practiced in Buffalo. Appointed justice Supreme Court of New York to fill vacancy, 1912. Elected to same office, 1913, for term of 14 years.

Membership

Member Eastern State Hospital Commission, New York, 1911, 1912.

Connections

Married Lucy Agnes Coffey, October 30, 1883.

father:
Amos Alanson Bissell

mother:
Amelia Susan (Wilsey) Bissell

spouse:
Lucy Agnes Coffey