James R. Bliss
Sept. 25, 2005
James R. Bliss, associate professor emeritus of finance and commercial law at Western Michigan University, died March 17 in Scotts Valley, Calif. He was 87.
Bliss retired in 1987 following an 18-year career at WMU. Prior to teaching at the University, he was a private-practice attorney in the Chicago area for 20 years. He also served as a high school teacher and principal in Nebraska before earning his law degree.
Bliss was a graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University and earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Michigan Law School.
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