George Bliss 

Born: December 13, 1793, of Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 19, 1873, Springfield, MA
Occupation: Lawyer, State Senator

Source Citation:
The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume I and Genealogy of the Bliss Family in America.

George Bliss, lawyer, was born in Springfield, Mass., Nov. 16, 1793. In 1813 he was graduated from Yale college and in 1816 he opened a law office at Monson, Mass. In 1822 he returned to Springfield, and in 1827 was made a member of the Massachusetts house of representatives. He was twice re-elected, and in 1835 became president of the state senate. He was a prominent railroad man, at one time acting as president of the railroad running between Worcester, Mass., and Albany, N.Y. In 1853 he was elected again to the state legislature, and filled the speaker's chair during his term, The last twelve years of his life were spent quietly in Springfield, where his death occurred April 19, 1873. Christ Church's second rectory in Springfield is the former Bliss mansion.  Mr. Bliss also donated the land for Springfield's library.

#00001 Thomas Bliss and Margaret Hulins of England and Springfield, MA
#00014 Samuel Bliss and Mary Leonard of Springfield, MA
#00059 Ebenezer Bliss and Mary Gaylord of Springfield, MA
#00153 Jedediah Bliss and Rachel Sheldon of Springfield, MA
#00439 Hon. Moses Bliss and  Abigail Metcalf of Springfield, MA
#01214 Hon. George Bliss and Hannah Clark of Springfield, MA
#02720 Hon. George Bliss and Mary Shepherd Dwight (3 children)