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Robert Woods BLISS

Robert Woods BLISS, Ambassador to Argentina. Member of Metropolitan Museum of Art; American Federation of Art; Council on Foreign Relation; American Philosophical Society Clubs: Chevy Chase, Metropolitan, Harvard, Knickerbocker, University, Century, India House, Piping Rock (New York), Jockey, Cerclede l’Union (Paris); Rising Hunt (Washington, District of Columbia).

Background

  • BLISS, Robert Woods was born on August 5, 1875 in St. Louis, Missouri. Son of William Henry and Annie Louise (Woods) Bliss.

  • Education

    • Harvard University, Bachelor of Arts, 1900

    Career

    • Y.C. Served in office of Secretary, Porto Rico, 1901-1903. Appointed Consul, Venice, 1903. Second Secy, of Embassy, Petrograd, 1904.

      Secy, of Legation, Brussels, 1907. Delegate to International Conference Paris, 1912. In charge d’affaires, American Legation at The Hague, 1918.

      Chief of Division of W. European Affairs, Dept, of State, 1920. Appointed, Third Assistant Secy, of State, 1921. Appointed, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Sweden, 1923.

      Appointed, Ambassador, Argentina, since 1927.

    Membership

    • Member of Metropolitan Museum of Art. American Federation of Art. Council on Foreign Relation. American Philosophical Society Clubs: Chevy Chase, Metropolitan, Harvard, Knickerbocker, University, Century, India House, Piping Rock (New York), Jockey, Cerclede l’Union (Paris). Rising Hunt (Washington, District of Columbia).

    Connections

    • Spouse Mildred Barnes, April 14, 1908, N.
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