Zenas Work Bliss Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1889. Honorary Master of Arts, Brown U., 1916. Doctor of Science, Rhode Island State College, 1919.
1 son, Zenas Randall. Engaged in engineering work, 1889-1896. Member Rhode Island House of Representatives, 1903-1909, Chairman of Commission on finance, 1904-1909.
Deputy speaker 1909; lieutenant governor of Rhode Island, 1910-1912. Chairman State Tax Commission, 1912-1935. Chairman Ways and Means Commission, 1935.
Chairman commission to investigate affairs Rhode Island County 1918-1919. Receiver, representing State Rhode Island, Rhode Island Company, 1921-1923. President United Electric Rys.
Company, 1923, treasurer, since 1928, also director. Receiver Interstate Consolidated St. Railway Company. Member board directors Morris Plan Company of Rhode Island.
Director Roger Williams Savings Fund and Loan Association. Receiver Manville Jenckes Company, 1931-1933. Treasurer Woonsocket Rayon Company, 1931-1935.
Treasurer Manville Jenckes Corporation, 1933-1935. A.d.c., rank of colonel, staff of governor of Rhode Island, 1905-1906.
Member commission revising revenue laws Rhode Island, 1909-1912. Member of the board of trustees William H. Hall Free Public Library, Edgeworth, Rhode Island. Member Military Order Loyal Legion, American Economics Association, American Political Science Association.
Mason (32°).; Clubs: University, Providence Economic (president 1926-1929), Turks Head, Atlantic Tuna (president 1922-1925).
Married Lydia Collins Kelly, October 26, 1892.