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Pelham St. George Bissell. III Edit Profile

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Pelham St. George Bissell, III, American judge, organization official. Decorated Bronze Star medal; French Croix de Guerre; Belgian Croix de Guerre.


III, Pelham St. George Bissell, was born on October 20, 1912 in New York City. Son of Pelham St. George and Mary Valentine Yale (Bissell) B.


Student, Columbia, 1931-1934.


Bar: New York State bar 1941. Associate firm Barnes, Richardson & Colburn, New York City, 1939-1941, 45-51. Law secretary to judge Court General Sessions, New York County, 1945-1951.

Judge Civil Court City New York, 1952-1981. Member S.R., 1933-1981, general president, 1961-1964.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Descendents of Captain John Bissell, 1966. Assistant governor general Society Mayflower Descendants, 1960-1963. Commander-in-chief Society American Wars in United States of America, 1961-1964.

      Member Grand St. Boys Assn.


Served to Lieutenant colonel infantry Army of the United States, World World War II. Member Bar Association City New York, New York County Lawyers Association, American, New York State bar associations, Military Order Foreign Wars (past commander New York State), American Legion (past post commander), Society Colonial Wars, St. Nicholas Society, Veterans Corps Artillery Society 1st Division, St. George’s Society, St. David’s Society, New England Society, Colonial Order Acorn, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 40 and 8, Order of Founders and Patriots.


Married Mary Alascia, December 24, 1934.

Pelham St. George B.

Mary Valentine Yale (Bissell) B.

Mary Alascia