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Lawyer

Morgan Fitch Bisselle, American lawyer. Bar: New York bar 1933, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1950. Trustee Savings Bank of Utica.; Member Board Education, New Hartford Central School, 1946-1953, president, 1952; member New Hartford Planning Board, 1962-1968, Hamilton Zoning Board Appeals. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Oneida County Bar Association (past president), Sigma Nu, Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

Bisselle, Morgan Fitch was born on March 25, 1908 in New York City. Son of Luther Cleaveland and Lillian (Jones) Bisselle.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University, 1929;Juris Doctor, Yale, 1932.

Career

Practiced in, New York City, 1933-1935;practiced in, Utica, New York, 1939-1953;practiced in, New Hartford, New York, 1953-1973;practiced in, Hamilton, New York, since 1973;confidential clerk, Associate Justice Rowland L. Davis Appellate Division, Supreme Court, 2d Judicial Department, Brooklyn, 1935-1938;member firm, Hart, Senior & Nichols, 1939-1943;member firm, Tucker & Bisselle, 1943-1965;general counsel, Utica Mutual Insurance Company, 1943-1973;secretary, Utica Mutual Insurance Company, 1968-1973.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York bar 1933, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1950.

Religion

Baptism is an act of full immersion following Christ’s example. It should be undertaken by spiritually matured individuals capable to understand its profound significance: resurrection to new life.

Politics

Every Christian of voting age should exercise his or her God-given responsibility and constitutionally guaranteed right to engage in the political life by voting in every appropriate election.

Views

In a society where self-interest and hypocrisy are often seen as dominating, the Christians should nurture and promote values and purposes that are beyond us.

Membership

Trustee Savings Bank of Utica. Member Board Education, New Hartford Central School, 1946-1953, president, 1952. Member New Hartford Planning Board, 1962-1968, Hamilton Zoning Board Appeals.

Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Oneida County Bar Association (past president), Sigma Nu, Phi Alpha Delta. Clubs: Mason. (Utica), Fort Schuyler (Utica).

Connections

Married Lucille Florence Marks, October 21, 1933. Children: Philip Morgan, Walter Cleaveland.

father:
Luther Cleaveland Bisselle

mother:
Lillian (Jones) Bisselle

spouse:
Lucille Florence Marks

child:
Philip Morgan Bisselle

child:
Walter Cleaveland Bisselle