Albert A. Bliss

Born: March 25, 1812, Connecticut, United States
Occupation: Lawyer, Legislator
Source Citation: American Biographical History of Eminent and Self-Made Men with Portrait Illustrations on Steel, Volumes I-II
and Genealogy of the Bliss Family in America.

Hon. Albert Asahel Bliss was a state-prison Inspector and ex-treasurer of the State of Ohio. He was educated at the Town Academy in Whitestown, NY and at the Oneida Institute. He began the study of law in Elyria, Ohio.  In the fall of 1835 he was admitted to the bar. While learning his profession, he supported himself by working at his trade, and editing the Ohio Atlas, a leading local newspaper. Mr. Bliss practiced law for ten years, served in the State Legislature of Ohio three years, and held the position of Mayor of Elyria one year. 

Mr. Bliss was a member of the Ohio Legislature from 1839 to 1843 and was Treasurer of State for seven years. Mr. Bliss removed to Jackson, Michigan, in 1863, and during the same year was appointed, by Governor Bagley, one of the Inspectors of the Jackson State Prison.  Three years later, he was placed upon the School Board. In December, 1835, he married Almira J. Beebe, of Whitesborough, New York. 

#00001 Thomas Bliss and Margaret Hulins of England and Hartford, CT
#00006 Nathaniel Bliss and Catharine Chapin of Springfield, MA
#00031 Samuel Bliss and Sarah Stebbins of Longmeadow, MA
#00094 Ebenezer Bliss and Sarah Colton of Longmeadow, MA
#00249 Ebenezer Bliss and Sarah Cooley of Longmeadow, MA
#00669 Ebenezer Bliss and Lucinda Wilds of Westmoreland, NY
#01764 Asahel Bliss and Lydia Adams Griswold of Elyria, Ohio
#03997 Hon. Albert Asahel Bliss and Almira J. Beebe (6 children)