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Lawyer

Anthony Addison Bliss, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1943. Decorated Air medal.

Background

Bliss, Anthony Addison was born on April 19, 1913 in New York City. Son of Cornelius Newton and Zaidee (Cobb) Bliss.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard University, 1936; Bachelor of Laws, University of Virginia, 1940.

Career

Consultant member, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York City. Retired trustee United States Trust Company New York. Honorary chairman National Corporation Fund for Dance Inc.

Former member of council National Endowment for Arts.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1943.

Membership

Board of directors Metropolitan Opera Association, 1949-1991, president, 1956-1967, general manager, 1974-1985. Trustee Portledge School. Chairman of the Board Foundation for Joffrey Ballet, 1970-1991.

Board directors American Arts Alliance. Served in United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member American Bar Association, International Bar assosiation, New York State Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, Creek Club, Beaver Dam Winter Sports Club.

Connections

Son of Cornelius Newton and Zaidee (Cobb) B. M. Barbara Field, December 22, 1937 (divorced December 1941). 1 daughter, Barbara Last.

M. Jo Ann Sayers, June 9, 1942 (divorced July 1967). Children: Eileen Bliss Andahazy, Anthony Addison, John Wheeler. M. Sally Bralley, July 24, 1967.

Children: Mark Bralley, Timothy Newton.

father:
Cornelius Newton Bliss

mother:
Zaidee (Cobb) Bliss

spouse:
Sally Bralley

spouse:
Barbara Field

spouse:
Jo Ann Sayers

child:
John Wheeler Bliss

child:
Mark Bralley Bliss

child:
Timothy Newton Bliss

child:
Anthony Addison Bliss

child:
Eileen Bliss Andahazy Bliss