History of the Federal Judiciary


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Bissell, Jean Galloway
Born June 9, 1936, in Due West, SC
Died February 4, 1990, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 24, 1984, to a new seat authorized by 96 Stat. 25. Confirmed by the Senate on June 8, 1984, and received commission on June 11, 1984. Service terminated on February 4, 1990, due to death.

Education:
University of South Carolina, B.S., 1956
University of South Carolina School of Law, LL.B., 1958

Professional Career:
Private practice, Greenville, South Carolina, 1958-1971
Private practice, Columbia, South Carolina, 1971-1976
General counsel, South Carolina National Corporation and South Carolina National Bank, 1976-1984; senior vice-president, 1976-1980; executive vice-president, 1980-1981; vice-chair/chief administrative officer, 1981-1984
Lecturer, University of South Carolina Law Center, 1971-1978, 1980-1984

 

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