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Philemon Bliss

Philemon Bliss, American congressman, jurist. member United States House of Representatives (Republican) from Ohio, 34th-35th congresses, 1855-1859; member Buchanan County (Missouri) Court.

Background

  • Bliss, Philemon was born on July 28, 1814 in North Canton, Connecticut, United States. Son of Asahel and Lydia (Griswold) Bliss.

  • Career

    • Chief justice Dakota Territory (helped organize the cts.

    Membership

    Member United States House of Representatives (Republican) from Ohio, 34th-35th congresses, 1855-1859. Member Buchanan County (Missouri) Court.

    Connections

    • Married Martha Sharp, 1843.
    • father: Asahel Bliss
    • mother: Lydia (Griswold) Bliss
    • spouse: Martha Sharp
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    Died August 24, 1889
    (aged 75)
    Nationality