Massena Bullard was in his fourteenth year when his parents removed to Montana, and when he was only twelve he drove one of the ox teams in his father's freight train across the plains. He was educated in Helena and studied law here under the instructions of Woolfolk & Toole, being admitted to the bar in Helena, August 16, 1871. Immediately he entered upon the practice of his profession in this city.
His abilities were soon recognized and he grew into prominence and today he is ranked with the leading lawyers of the state. He has been connected with many important cases, is attorney for many of the large mining corporations, has held in trust much real estate of the city and he enjoys the highest confidence of all for whom he has done business. For years he held himself independent in politics but being a strong temperance man, he has recently identified himself with the Prohibition party. For twenty years he was Secretary of the Grand Lodge of Good Templars and is recognized as one of the most prominent leaders in temperance cause in his state. He has also the honor of being Past Grand Master of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
June 3, 1876 he married Laura E. Bywaters, a native of Missouri and they have three children, Clara, Oscar and Percy.
source: An Illustrated History of the State of Montana by Joaquim Miller, 1894