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Architect

Bliss Woodruff, American architect. Registered architect New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, Delaware. Recipient Honor award New Hampshire chapter American Institute of Architects, 1965, First Honor awards New Hampshire chapter American Institute of Architects, 1966, 70, 71.

Background

Woodruff, Bliss was born on April 18, 1922 in New Haven. Daughter of William Watts and Myra Cannon (Kilborn) Woodruff.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1943. Bachelor of Architecture, Yale University, 1949. Master of Architecture, Yale University, 1949.

Career

Principal Bliss Woodruff, Architect, Randolph, New Hampshire and Hamden, Connecticut, 1949-1954. Draftsman Office of Douglas Orr, New Haven, 1954-1955. Partner John A. Carter, Architect, Nashua, New Hampshire, 1956-1957, Carter & Woodruff, Architects, Nashua, 1957-1975, Carter, Woodruff & Cheever, Architects, Nashua, 1975-1976.

Principal Bliss Woodruff, Architecht and Interior Designer, since 1976.

Achievements

  • Registered architect New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, Delaware.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include: (buildings) Exeter Clinic, 1963, Bank of New Hampshire, 1971 (award 1971), New Hampshire Department Safety, 1976, (dormitory) Plymouth State College, New Hampshire, 1968.

Membership

President Nashua League of Craftsmen, 1978-1985, New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union, Concord, 1982-1984, also board directors, 1982-1984. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, PTO. Clubs: Chiltern Mountain (Boston) (treasurer 1978-1985), Appalachian Mountain (Boston).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, whitewater canoeing, skiing.

Connections

Married Marian Davis, September 27, 1952. Children: Nathaniel Rohde, William Watts II, Davis Miller, Charlotte Bliss.

father:
William Watts Woodruff

mother:
Myra Cannon (Kilborn) Woodruff

spouse:
Marian Davis

child:
Nathaniel Rohde Woodruff

child:
William Watts II Woodruff

child:
Davis Miller Woodruff

child:
Charlotte Bliss Woodruff