Bliss, William D(wight) P(orter)

Bliss, William D(wight) P(orter)
born Aug. 20, 1856, Constantinople, Tur.
died Oct. 8, 1926, New York, N.Y., U.S.

U.S. social reformer.

The son of U.S. missionaries, he graduated from Hartford Theological Seminary and held Congregationalist and Episcopalian pastorates. An advocate of Christian socialism, he organized the first such group in the U.S. in 1889. He lectured widely on labour and social reform and compiled many books, including the Encyclopedia of Social Reform (1897).

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