BiographyDoctor Willard Bliss was born 10 April 1825 in Brutus, Cayuga County, New York, United States to Obadiah Bliss (1792-1863) and Marilla Pool (1801-1857) and died 21 February 1889 in Washington, D.C., United States of unspecified causes. He married Sophia Prentiss (1828-1888) 23 January 1849 in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States.
He was an American physician and expert in ballistic trauma, who treated James A. Garfield after his mortal wounding from a gunshot in July 1881 until his death two and a half months later.
|Offspring of Doctor Willard Bliss and Sophia Prentiss (1828-1888)|
|Ellis Baker Bliss (1850-1919)|| |
|Clara Belle Bliss (1852-1940)|| |
|Willard Prentiss Bliss (1854-1856)|| |
|Eugenie Prentiss Bliss (1855-1901)|