Bliss Perry


Born
in Williamstown, Massachusetts, The United States
November 25, 1860

Died
February 13, 1954

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Perry was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts and was educated at Williams College, Williamstown, as well as the universities of Berlin and Strasbourg.

Perry taught at Williams from 1886 until 1893. He then taught at Princeton University, where he became acquainted with future US president Woodrow Wilson, Dean Andrew West, and former US President Grover Cleveland, about whom he wrote entertainingly in his autobiographical work, And Gladly Teach. Perry taught at Harvard University between 1907 and 1930 and was the Harvard lecturer at the University of Paris from 1909 to 1910. From 1899 to 1909 he was the editor of The Atlantic Monthly.

Perry was awarded the Legion of Honour by the French. He edited the works of Edmund Burke, Sir Walter Scott,
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