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John W. Bissell – 2003

John W. Bissell – 2003

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 
 
DISTRICT NEW JERSEY 
u.8.P.O. COURTHOUSE CHAMIBElllS 
P.O.BOX999 
JOHN BISSELL NEWARK. 07101 CHIS JUDGE August 30, 2004 
(973) 645-2517 
Judicial Conferen.ce the United States 
Committee Financial Disclosure (/) 
One Columbus Circle, N.E. 	(fl ::0 t-n 
Washington, 20544 	--s 
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ATT: JUDGE MARY LISI, CHAIR 	 
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Calen.dar Year 2003 Filing 
Dear Judge Lisi 
 
Encl. 
 
FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE .REPORT 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2003 Date Report Peson Reporting (Last name, first, middle initial) Court Organization District Court 
BISSELL, Jo1 
District New Jersey 
May 14, 2004 Title (Article Illjudges i11dicate active senior status; -S. Report Type (check appropriate type) Reporting Period 
magistrate judges i11dicate full-or part-time) 
_Nomination Date 
ChiE:!f United State! District Judge 
l/l/012/31/03 
Initial Annal Final 	Chambers Office Address the basis the information contained this and USP() Courthouse any modifications thereto, is, compliance laws and 
FedE:!ral Sq.  Box 999 
Newad, New Jersey 07101-0999 
 
Reviewing Officer 	Date 
 
 POSITIONS. (Reporting imlividual only; see pp. 9-13 Instructions.) NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY 
NONE (No rept011able positions.)  
Trustee Trust 
 
....... 
 
 	::i:> 
Il. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only: see pp. 14-16 instructions.) 
(J)Z 
 
PARTIES AND TERMS 	c:l> ::oz 
 
NONE (No rep1011able agreements.) 
-;i, 
III. NON-INVESTMENT INCOME. (Reporting individual ond spouse: see pp. 17-24 Instructions.) 
DATE 
SOURCE AND TYPE 	GROSS INCOME 	Filers Non-Investme:n1t Income 
NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
[!] Spouses Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, please complete this 
 
liection. (dollar amount not required except for honoraria) 	NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
Date ofReport 
BISSELL, John 
May 14, 2004 
::IV. REIM:BURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 25-27 ofInstructions.) 
 
SOURCE DESCRIPTION NONE (No such reportable reimbursements.) 14-16, 2003, transportation, meals, room and New Jersey State Bar Assoc. registration fees for annual meeting, Atlantic City, N.J. November 6-9, 2003,_transportation, meals, and for room, 
meeirig, Paradise Island, Bahamas  GIFlfS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 28-31 ofInstructions.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION NONE (No such repc>rtable gifts.) VALUE 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those ofspouse and dependent children See pp. 31:.J3 ofInstructions.) 
CREDITOR NONE (No reportablle liabilities.) DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE* 
 
K=$15,001-$50,00Q L=$so;oo1-$100,000 M=$100,001-$250,000 
N=$2so,001ssoo,ooo 
P2$5,000,001-$25,0o0,000 
..s1,ooo,ooo 
-Pl=$1000,001-$5;000;000 
- P4=50,000,00l more 
 
 
VII. Pag:e INVESTJV.lENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 Instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, 
Exxon.Mobil Div. Potomc:tc Elec. Powe: Standard Oil ca: (Chevron/Texaco) E.I. Dupont Div. Div. Div. 
:;s:oecatt.:ir-:F.Und American Balanced Fund Class arketPrudential Money (Asset Fund) Sold Bought 
Honeywell Div. 
SBC Conmunications Div. 
Pioneer Fund, Clasi:5 Int. PNC BaLOk, Wayne account Int. PNC Bank, Wayne,14 account N.:J Int. PNC BaLTlk, Wayne, N.: account None: PNC Bank, Wayne, account None. 
 
Incomc>Gain Codes: A$l;OOO orJess B:i$1:001-$2,500 D=$5,001-$15,000 E=$15,001-$50,000(See Ct)l. Bl,04) F=$50,001-$100,000 0=$100;0015:1,000,000. H1=$1,000,001-$5,000,000 H2=More than $5,000,000 ValueCodes: J=SIS,000 less K=$15,00lSS0,000 L=sso,001-s oo;ooo M=$100,001-$250,000 (Se(: Col. Cl, D3) N=$250,00l-$500,000 0=$500,001$1,000;000 . =$1,000,001 $5,000;000 P2=$5,000,001-$25,000,000 P3=$25,000,00J-$50;000,000 P4=More than .$50,000,000 	Value Method Codes:  R:Cost (real estate orily). .  T=Cash/Ma:rket 
 
CoL C2) 
value 
-V=Other 
 
: 
W=Estimated 
Name Person Reporting 
FINANrCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT 
BISSELL, John 
May 14, 
VII. F1a1e INVESTl1ENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those 
 
spouse and dependent childrern. See pp. 34-57 ofInstructions.) - CSX Corp. CIT Group group, Inc. 
Income/Gain Codes: A=$l,OOO less  B,,;$1,001-$2;500 . . ...  D=$5,00H1S;ooo E=Sl5,001-$50,-000 
Bl, D4) F;=$50,001-$100,000  fr-=100,00Hl,OOO;OOO H2=More than $5,000,000 
ValueCodes: J=$1.5,0006rless   K=$15,001-$50,000  L.=$50,001$100;000 M=s100,001-s250;000 
(Se:e Col. Cl, 03)  .N=$250,00!-$500,00Q 0=$500,001$1,000,00Q Pl=$l;000;001-$5;000,000 P2=$5,000,-001-$25,000,000 
P4=More than .$50,000,000 R=Cost (real estate .only) s=Assessment T=Cash/Market 
Col. C2) value V=Other W=Estimated 
 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Repott 
BISSELL, John 
May 14, 2004 
VII. P:ag;e INVESTM[ENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Includesthoseof 
spoitse ,and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 Instructions) NONE (No reportable inc1Jme, assets, transactions) Ce>mcast Bought 
upont Dow Chemical Diageo PLC Paso Corp. 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
FINArCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT 
May 14, 2004 
BISSELL, 
VII. Page INVESTl1ENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent childreii. See pp. 34-57 ofInstructions.) 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
D11tc Report 
FllifANCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT 
BISSELL, Joh w. 14, 2004 
 
VII. J>age INVESTf.fENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those 
spous and dependent chiidret: See pp. 34-57 Instructions.) 
NONE (No reportable iin1ome, assets, transactions) 
 
 
 
Heinz, H.J. Inc:. Hewlett Packard Home Depot, Inc: Honeywell Int . Inc. HCA, Inc. 	Bought 8/13 	 9/15 
 
Partial .John Hancock Financial 
sale -9/29 Bought 1/13 Sold 9/11 Koininkl, Phil. Kimberly Clark Sold 6/25 :Hi Lilly Partia sale 
E==$ 5,oo1-so;ooo 
 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
May 14, 2004 
BISSELL, John 
VII. Pa:ge INVESTl1ENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Includesthoseof 
spousEi and dependent childre11. Seepp. 34-57 oflnstnu:twns.) 
Date Report 
May 14, 2004 
VII. F1a1e INVESTirlENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children:. See pp. 34-57 Instructions.) 
NONE (No reportable iiniome, 
assets, transactions)  
 
 112 Limited Brands, Inc. 	Bought 
11.31 Morgan Stanley 7/8 
114: 	McDonalds Corp. 
Bought 
 
115 6/6 
116 
117 
Partial 
Monsanto Co. 
sale 
119 	Sold 
120 MercJc Inc. 121 122 Sold 
12.3 Ltd. 
126 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 	Date olfReport 
FINM-iCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT 
BISSELL, John 	May 14,. 2004 
 
VII. J>age INVESTlVlENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those 
spau.s1 and dependent childreiI. See pp. 34-57 Instructions.) 
NONE (No reportable income, 
assets, transactiom) 127 N:!well RubbeJ.11aLid Bought 8/18 
 
 
9/18 
129 
130 131 
 
133 134 135 136 137 
 
----+----- 	Partial 
sale 9/19 
Ocacle Corp. 
Bought 
 
 
 
 
 
138 Oxford Plaris Bought 139 Pharmacia Corp Sold 2/2 141 Inc. 	Bought 4/7 
., 
Name ofPerson Reporting 
Date ofReport 
BISSELL, 
May 14, 2004 
W. 
VII. Pae12 INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Includes those 
spollse and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 ofInstructions) 
 143 Pepsico, Inc. 
144 1:fizer, Inc. Del $0.05 
145 
146 
147 148 
149 
150 
151 Proctor Gamble 
152 
153 6/26 
154 7/10 
155 Co. 
156 Reliant Resources ial 
3/25 
4/2 
Sold 
157 
4/17 
158 SBC Communications 
Bought 
 
 
 
  c_oc14+:; ;;: . =s_ ;0 ;oo 
D--. _ 
  )eJ= .q1;1qp;0   H2:Mon: than .ss;ooo,ooo.   
 
_ 
 
 Codes:   J=$15,00CI less K.=$15,0QI,$50,000  _ .  
.Ci:11. CI., DN=$250,00l -$500,00D .Cl=$500,001-$1,000,000 Pl=$1,000;00 Iss;ooo,ooa P2=$5,000,001-$25,000;000 
 
 P3=$25,.0!)0,0D1-$50J>oo,ooo - ,-.      Value (real estate T,,. T=Cash/Market 
Method Codes: 
Col. C2) value V..Other    .  
 
Diite Report 
FIANCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT 
BISSELL, John May 141 2004 
VII. Ja:gel3. INVESTv.IENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those 
sptUS4? and dependent childrP..11,. See pp. 34-57 ofInstructions.) 
NONE (No reportabl income, 
assets, transactions.) 
 
 
Bought159 :SBC CorrmunicaLtions 
160 
IIn 
161 
162 
-r- 
163 Sara Lee Corp. 
 
 
t- --: 
Sold 3/1 165 
164 Spirit Corp. 
Bought 5/7 
166 
 
167 168 
Sold. Partial 
169 .rexas Instruments 
sale 
Sold 171 .rextron, Inc. 172-Electron Corp 173 .rribune Co. 174 .fyco Int 
170 
 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
BISSELL, Johnw. May 14., 2004 
VII. Ja:gel4. INVEST1v.IENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions (Includes those 
spa1us1! and dependent childr.er. See pp. 34-57 Instructions.) 
NONE (No reportable fo1ome, 
assets, transactions)  
175 J?arget Corp. 177 Time Warner, Inc. 178 r:J. Bancorp 
176 
 
 
 
179 Unocal Corp. 
 
180 Verizon Communicatio 
 
181 capital Ltd. 
 
182 Williams Cos. (Del.) 
183 Wells Fargo Co. Bought 
 
184 8/1 
 
185 Bank USARASP 186 Retirement Resierves Trust (Items 1-15 State Tpke Auth.  --.:  E=$!5,0oi;-$50,UOO 
  
 )01 $100,000 ,-, than $5,00Q,000  --1!:=;$50,001-$100,000 : _-M=$100,00I-$250,000 {Sei: Cc)!. Cl, D3) .cr-;.$500;001-$1,000,000 
 
-R2=$5,0Q0,001-$25;ooo,ooo 
: P#More $50.000.000 
Value Method Codes:    estate-_ 
on]y) t  
.Col. C:2) value    
 
 
 
Date Report 
FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE .REPORT SSELL, John 
May 14, 
 
VII. Pagel5 INVEST1IBNTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions 
spo11JSe and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 Instructions.) 
N01 (No reportable i:ric:ome, assets, transactions) 
 
 
Dist Bonds -Mat Sold Chatham Dist Bonds 
Bo;1ds Mat 1/2:6 -Mat. 1/26 Sold 5/2 
 
Set:on Hall PUE:!rto 
Pub Imp. 2001 --Bonds -Mat NJ 
State Tpke Aut Bonds -Mat.-1/11 ErE:!ehold Twp Bonds -Mat. 2/31 State REv. 
 
C:it:y Bonds 
Mat.- 
 
 
l!mt:h. Bonds -Mat. 7/1 NJBldg. Auth Rev. Bonds -Mat 12/22 C:M.l Money Fund 
Med. 
 
Mat. 4/25 1/28 .J. State 
Bought 3/26 Kc:ollege -Rev. Bonds 
Mat. 
 
 
 
Date ofReport 
BISSELL, John May 14, 2004 
 
VII. Jage;i INVEST11ENTS and TRUSTS--income, value, transactions (Includes those 
spCIUS4? and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 Instructions.) 
NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions) 
 
 
cc1mprised f?ll1owing: ommon 
(a1) 
Trust Fund c:) Taxable Bond Fund Lif1e Insurance:: Guardian Whole Life Div. 2-Guardian Whole Life Div. Guardian Whole Life Div. Guardian Whole Life Div. 
(See no11:e Part VIII) 
 
 
 
 
 
FINANCIAL DISCLOSUR.l!: REPORT 
BISSELL, John 
 
 
vin. AllIHTIONAL IN]ORMATION EXPLANATIONS (Indicate part Report.) Positions: Estate was closed 2002; therefore position Executor 2003. 
III. ?on-Investment: Income: Estate i-1 was closed 2002i comnission 2003. 
VI. Nci credit card had balance exceeding $10,000 12/31/03. 
VII. :cI :ff: All ass1ets are connnon stocks unless otherwise stated. Capital lossies exceeded 
incomei. left blank for stock sales capital loss per instructions 
VI-I. 
 
Income Interest. Trust have 1/6 interest only the income this trust; 
.Tith rights any eventual distribution the corpus. personal distribution api;>ears Section VII page 16, i,tem 20. The value code (N) and the assets listeid subparts (a)-(CI) are for the entire trust whole. preserve their privacy, have not included thei names distributions the other trust beneficiaries, none whom 
  either -or 
VII. Item 21, Life _Insurance: filing Financial pisclosure Reports since 1983, was not 
 
i3.ware until that the cash values whole life insurance were reportable assets. reviewing the instructions this year, noticed (for the first time) that this the case. take full responsibility for.this omission over the years, and have listed the four whole life policies currently held by-and myself assets tht:ough under Item (page 16). Part VII. acquired those policies the foll1owing dates::If: -6/10/76;. -12/6/81; -6/16/87: -12/6/90. held other whole life 1or other repo:ctable life insurance policies during the period 1983 through 2003. cerltify that all infonnatiolll given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, tme, and complete the.best myknowledge and belief, 
statutory provisiorui permitting non-disclosure. 
 
utside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353 and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature-Date 14, 2004  
. Disclosure  1:: .,.  > ... . Mlsigned 3::,;;c::00 
 
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