Historical records matching Wilson S. Bissell, U.S. Postmaster General
About Wilson S. Bissell, U.S. Postmaster General
Wilson Shannon Bissell (December 31, 1847 New London, Oneida County, New York - October 6, 1903 Buffalo, New York) was an American politician from New York.
He graduated from Yale University in 1869 and was a member of Skull and Bones.
From 1873 to 1882 he was a law partner of future President Grover Cleveland. Bissell entered Democratic Party politics as a candidate for Presidential Elector in 1888.
He served as Postmaster General under Cleveland from 1893-1895. In 1896 he was a delegate to the 1896 Democratic National Convention.