Joseph M. Bell was a Massachusetts lawyer, abolitionist, and politician who served as a member and President of the Massachusetts Senate.
Bell practiced law with his uncle and father in law Rufus Choate.
- ^ a b c Calhoun, William (1879). Resolves of the General Court of Massachusetts in the Years 1849; 1851; 1850:. Boston, Massachusetts: Secretary of the Commonwealth. p. 268.
- ^ John R. Vile, ed. (2001), Great American Lawyers: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1, Santa Barbara, California: SABC-CLIO, p. 106