Pelham St. George Bissell Edit Profile
Student at Cutler School, New York City. Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1909, A.M., 1910, Bachelor of Laws, 1912. Doctor of Laws, Hooart and William Smith Colls., 1943.
George III, Mary Sackett (Mistress James J. Christie), Nancy Wemple (Mistress David Lawrence), Ruth.
Member City Advancement Committee Boy Scouts of America. Member American Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, New York County Lawyers Association, St. Nicholas Society, The Pilgrims, Society Colonial Wars (council), S.R. (past president), Society War of 1812, Military Order World War (past New York State commander), Military Order Foreign Wars (past national commander general), Society American Wars (past commander general), Louisiana Societe des 40 Hemmes et 8 Chevaux (past national president), American Legion (past commander), New York Society Military and Naval Officers of World War, Reserve Officers Association (state Executive Committee), Veterans Foreign Wars (past judge advocate), New York History Society, Columbia Alumni Federal (director), Grant Monument Association (trustee), Grand Street Boys Association, Ends of Earth. Mason (32°), Elk, Sojourners (past president Manhattan chapter).
Married Mary Valentine Yale Bissell, November 10, 1910. Children: Helen Alsop (Mistress Charles Hecker Stout), Pelham St.
Captain infantry, United States Army, March 26, 1919. Major Infantry Reserve, June 9, 1922, lieutenant colonel Infantry Reserve, December 10, 1930. Overseas with 77th Division, participated in Baccarat and Vesle sectors, Oise-Aisne and Meuse-Argonne offensives.
Commended in Argonne by commanding general 77th Division. Awarded Conspicuous Service Cross by State of New York.