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BLISS, Daniel [1823-1916] -- American missionary educator

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Receiving an appointment by the ABCFM, he was posted to Syria in 1855. He subsequently organized a new educational institution, the Syrian Protestant College (now American University of Beirut). Bliss was its first president and remained in that post for 36 years until his retirement in 1902. He also acted as professor and treasurer for the new college.

He was succeeded as president by his son, Dr. Howard Bliss.  -30-
 

Chronology

1855/10/17
Ordained
1855/12/12
Sails from Boston for Syria
1858/12/12
He preaches his first Arabic sermon
1864
Syrian Protestant College chartered in New York State
1866/12/03
Endowments permit opening the college in Beirut
1920
Name changed to American University of Beirut

Associated

  • Son: BLISS, Howard Sweetser [1860-1920] American missionary educator
  • Son: BLISS, Frederick Jones [1859-1937] American archaeologist
  • Grandson: BLISS, Daniel [1898-2001] American scholar, DD

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