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George Ripley Bliss

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George Ripley Bliss

Reverend George Ripley Bliss was president of Bucknell University from 1857–58 and 1871–72.[1]

His initial training was for the Baptist ministry.[2] He taught Greek (filling the chair from 1849–74), Latin, and biblical exegisis at Bucknell and at Crozer theological seminary.[3][4]

One of his 13 children, General Tasker Howard Bliss, became Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 1917 until 1918.[2][5]


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  • , American Bible Union (1874)
  • , Scribner, Armstrong, 1875
  • American Baptist Publication Society, 1884
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