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  E. Roland Harriman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Roland Harriman, also known as Edward Roland Noel Harriman, (born December 24, 1895 in New York City - died February 16, 1978 in Arden, New York), was a financier and philanthropist.
The youngest of five surviving children of Mary Williamson Averell and Edward Henry Harriman, a financier and executive of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Southern Pacific Railroad.
Harriman was educated at Groton, from which he graduated in 1913, and Yale University (B.A., 1917), where he was a friend and classmate of Prescott Bush.
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 W. Averell Harriman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Averell Harriman was born in New York City, the son of railroad baron Edward Henry Harriman and Mary Williamson Averell, and brother to E.
Harriman served President Franklin Roosevelt as special envoy to Europe, and was present at the meeting between Winston Churchill and the US president at Placentia Bay in August of 1941.
Harriman was a candidate for the Democratic Presidential Nomination in 1952, and again in 1956 when he was endorsed by Harry S. Truman but lost to Adlai Stevenson.
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 Averell Harriman
Harriman[?], joined his father's company in 1915, becoming chairman of the board by 1932.
Harriman made a successful bid for the governorship of New York in 1954, serving from 1955-59, and lost a Democratic nomination bid for the Presidency in 1956.
Harriman was the chief U.S. negotiator at the Paris peace talks on Vietnam.
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 W. Averell Harriman Papers (Library of Congress)
Averell Harriman A Register of His Papers in the Library of Congress Prepared by Allan Teichroew with the assistance of Haley Barnett, Connie L. Cartledge, Paul Colton, Marie Friendly, Patrick Holyfield, Allyson H. Jackson, Patrick Kerwin, Mary A. Lacy, Sherralyn McCoy, John R. Monagle, Susie H.
In the mid-1920s, Harriman invested in extracting manganese from mines in the Soviet Republic of Georgia, and during the early 1930s, he took charge of the Union Pacific Railroad and was credited with revivifying the line during the bleakest years of the Depression.
Harriman's extensive social life as a businessman is manifest at every turn, from correspondence and other exchanges with eminences of European and American society to the entertainment files he kept with respect to dinners, travel excursions, sporting interests, and construction and management of Arden Estate, the family's New York country home.
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 Mary Williamson Averell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mary’s father, William J. Averell was a successful New York banker and president of the Ogdensburg and Lake Champlain Railroad.
In August, 1909, E.H. Harriman passed away, but the offer was ultimately accepted, and Mary and her son Averell completed the gift.
In 1910, Mary donated 10,000 acres (40 km²) of the Arden estate to the State of New York, leading to the creation of Harriman State Park as an extension of the Palisades Interstate Park, along with the one million dollar endowment for its management.
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Harriman, W. Averell (15 Nov. 1891-26 July 1986), businessman and government official, was born William Averell Harriman in New York City, the son of the railroad organizer Edward H. Harriman and Mary Averell (Mary Williamson Averell Harriman).
Harriman did poorly in preparatory studies, which brought admonishment from his father, and it is possible that his stammer, which he carried throughout his long life, resulted from this experience.
Harriman lost his bid for a second term to Rockefeller in 1958 by a half million votes, at a time when the Democratic party was displaying a national resurgence.
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 Averell Harriman
Presidential advisor William Averell Harriman was born in New York City and was heir to his father's Union Pacific Railroad fortune.
Harriman served briefly as US Ambassador to the United Kingdom in 1946, and was appointed Secretary of Commerce under President Truman.
Harriman criticized the manner in which Nixon handled both the war and the peace talks.
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 Mary Williamson Averell Harriman
Mary Williamson Averell Harriman (1852-1932) received the Pugsley Gold Medal “for her services in the establishment of the Palisades Interstate Park.” Even before her birth, it appeared that fate intended for Mary Averell to meet and marry Edward Henry Harriman.
Mary Williamson Averell Harriman (1852-1932) received the Pugsley Gold Medal in 1929 "for her services in the establishment of the Palisades Interstate Park." Even before her birth, it appeared that fate intended for Mary Averell to meet and marry Edward Henry Harriman.
Mary’s father, William J. Averell was not only a successful banker, owning with his brother James, Ogdensburg, a major New York bank, but he was also a man heavily involved in his community, serving as a vestryman for his church, alderman for his municipal government, and mayor for his city.
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 Averell A Biography Of Averell Harriman. Averell Harriman. 1891- 1986 Presidential Advisor William Aver
Averell Harriman A Register of His Papers in the Library of Congress Prepared by Allan Teichroew MSS61911 Creator: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986 Size: 344 250.
Harriman, William Averell, 18911986, American public official; son of E. Expanding his railroad inheritance, W. Averell Harriman became a banker and shipbuilder and later (1932.
Harriman, William Averell'verel, 1891-1986, American public official; son of E. Expanding his railroad inheritance, W. Averell Harriman became a banker and shipbuilder and later (1932) b.
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 Truman Library - W. Averell Harriman Oral History Interview
HARRIMAN: I think there are telegrams that may or may not be available, which indicated that I very much had in mind the need to give Europe substantial aid after the war, after Lend-Lease was over.
HARRIMAN: I was all for the ideals, but I knew we were not in a position to get the ideal in the European Recovery Program.
This [the Harriman Committee] was a very strangely organized committee, because you had a Secretary of Commerce as Chairman of it, with all the other members being private citizens drawn from industry, commerce, banking, finance, the intellectual world, labor, Congress.
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 Conversation Between N.S. Khrushchev and Governor Harriman, June 23, 1959
Harriman also expressed "grave concern" over a postscript to his Life magazine article by John L. Steele, Chief of the Time-Life Washington bureau, which revealed Harriman's report that Khrushchev had given the Chinese Communists atomic rockets for their use in support of a possible invasion of Formosa.
Harriman stated that this was not unusual in the United States and that he had many contacts among the working class, Khrushchev retorted that the class struggle was an international question.
Governor Harriman expressed surprise at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations' estimate that the maximum future industrial growth of the United States was only 2 percent./21/ He said he had told the professors that if they wanted to keep their jobs, they should revise their estimates to 4 or 4-1/2 percent.
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 Averell Harriman
Averell left the business side primarily to his brother and went into "public service".
From his first visits to the UK he was always it seems close to Clementine and Winston Churchill, even before he married their daughter Pamela.
This is said because, on the surface, and to the outsider, the Dulles and the Harriman brothers seem to have been in much the same game, working closely together and allied to the same interests.
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 WTO | World Trade Organization: WTO / GATT Bush and WWII page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Harriman Fifteen Corporation (George Walker, president, Prescott Bush and Averell Harriman, sole directors) held a substantial stake in the Silesian Holding Co.
This holding correlated to Averell Harriman's chairmanship of the Consolidated Silesian Steel Corporation, the American group owning one- third of a complex of steel-making, coal-mining and zinc-mining activities in Germany and Poland, in which Friedrich Flick owned two-thirds.
Averell Harriman and Bert Walker had gained control over the steamship company in 1920 in negotiations with its post-World War I chief executive, Wilhelm Cuno, and with the line's bankers, M.M. Warburg.
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The Harriman Institute is the graduate institute within Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs devoted to the interdisciplinary study of the Russian empire, the Soviet Union and all the newly independent nations that emerged from the disintegration of the USSR.
In 1941, President Roosevelt sent Averell Harriman to Britain as his special envoy in charge of Lend-Lease, and then, from 1943 to 1946, to the Soviet Union, where, as U.S. ambassador, his most important mission was to assure that Russia remained an active ally in the war.
In 1982, in gratitude for and recognition of Harrimans' gift, the Russian Institute changed its name to the W. Averell Harriman Institute for Advanced Study of the Soviet Union, and in 1992, after the Soviet Union had ceased to exist, the name was changed again to The Harriman Institute.
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 Averell Harriman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Harriman sirvió como consejero de la seguridad nacional durante la guerra coreana.
Harriman hecho una oferta acertada para el governorship de Nueva York en 1954, sirviendo a partir de 1955-59, y perdido un nombramiento democrático hizo una oferta para la presidencia en 1956.
Harriman era el principal negociador de ESTADOS UNIDOS en las negociaciones de la paz de París sobre Vietnam.
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 MSN Encarta - Averell Harriman
Harriman, W(illiam) Averell (1891-1986), American financier, government official, and diplomat, son of Edward Henry Harriman, born in New York City, and educated at Yale University.
In 1968 and 1969 he led the U.S. delegation conducting preliminary peace talks in Paris with North Vietnam, with the aim of negotiating a settlement of the Vietnam War.
Harriman wrote America and Russia in a Changing World: A Half Century of Personal Observation (1971).
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 The Harriman Lectures
The Eleventh Annual Harriman Lecture was held on Friday, 13 September 2002 in the Altschul Auditorium in the School of International and Public Affairs Building.
The Annual W. Averell Harriman Lectures were inaugurated in 1989 to honor the memory of our principal benefactor by making a special intellectual contribution to the University community and to our field.
Averell Harriman Lecturers to date have been Alexander Yakovlev, counselor and key advisor to Mikhail Gorbachev and one of the prime architects of perestroika; world-renowned scholars Barrington Moore, Ernest Gellner, Dmitrii Sergeyevich Likhachev, and Alec Nove; and Andrei Sinyavsky, one of the great figures of 20th-century Russian literature.
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 William Averell Harriman
William Averell Harriman, the son of the railway magnate, E. Harriman, was born in New York City on 15th November, 1891.
Despite being named as a Soviet spy by Anatoli Golitsin, Harriman was appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson as ambassador-at-large for Southeast Asian affairs in 1965.
Harriman lost this position as US negotiator under President Richard Nixon but returned to office in 1978 when he was appointed the senior member of the US Delegation to the United Nations General Assembly's Special Session on Disarmament.
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 National Democratic Institute’s W. Averell Harriman Awards Dinner
I was the 29 year-old kid that W. Averell Harriman literally took under his wing.
And so I sat down one evening, Dick, and I sat at the end of the couch, and Governor Harriman was in his chair, and Henry Kissinger was across from me, and sitting on my left was Ted Kennedy, and I believe it was Helmut Schmidt was sitting next to Henry Kissinger.
And every once in a while Governor Harriman would say, “Joe tell them what the young people think.” And I turned to Tito, and Tito, I didn’t understand Croatian, but I could understand when he said, “Stalin!” It was the most animated conversation ever.
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 W. Averell Harriman Biography / Biography of W. Averell Harriman Biography Biography
Averell Harriman (1891-1986), American industrialist and financier, had a distinguished second career as a top-level diplomatic negotiator for five Democratic presidents.
Harriman was born in 1891 during the administration of President Benjamin Harrison and died in 1986 during Ronald Reagan's first term; he first visited Siberia under the reign of Czar Nicholas II at age 7, and at age 91 made his last visit to Moscow to meet the new Soviet leader, Yuri Andropov.
As a 35 year-old investment banker and industrialist, Harriman conducted mining negotiations with Leon Trotsky, and subsequently dealt directly as a diplomat with every Soviet leader from Stalin to Andropov.
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William Averell Harriman (November 15, 1891 - July 26, 1986), son of Union Pacific Railroad magnate E. William Averell Harriman (November 15, 1891 - July 26, 1986), son of Union Pacific Railroad magnate E.
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At midnight sent directly from the States-General at Ostend, had made his way to the.
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 Pamela Harriman
While married to Randolph Pamela had affairs with Averell Harriman, General Fred Anderson, Jock Whitney, Bill Paley and Edward R. Murrow (if you are too young to know who these men were, it's enough to know that each was either wealthy, famous, or powerful, or all three).
Hayward died at the age of 68, and soon afterward, Pamela reunited with Averell Harriman, and within a month the 79-year-old Averell and the 51-year-old Pamela were married.
In February 1997, Pamela Harriman had a stroke while swimming at the Ritz and she died a few days later.
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 Averell Harriman books ; 1121963005 Misspelled: averell harriman averel hariman aferell harirman harrimna ahrriman ...
Harriman State Park in Island Park, Idaho, which was the former ranch home of Harrimans below and was donated to the state by W. Averell Harriman.
Averell Harriman, former Governor of New York, son of E. Harriman and brother of E. Roland Harriman
This artikel Harriman is licensed under the GNU free Documentation License.
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 Alfred Mendes on the history of George Bush, family and friends - Spectre Magazine, 7th December, 2002
It should be noted that Averell Harriman was chairman of UPR from 1920-1946.
Jan. 1 ‘31: W. Harriman and Co. merged with the British-American investment house, Brown Brothers, resulting in Prescott S. Bush Snr., Thatcher M. Brown and the two Harriman brothers being the senior partners of the new Brown Brothers Harriman firm.
As a result of this, the Harriman International Co. - under Oliver Harriman (Averell’s first cousin) - formed a syndicate of 150 firms/individuals to conduct all exports from Germany to America.
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 Averell Harriman
New York Governor Averell Harriman, seated at desk, with Dr. Robert C. Weaver, whom he appointed today, as Deputy Commissioner of Housing in the State administration.
Jacqueline Kennedy being escorted to dinner by Nathan M.Pusey (left), president of Harvard University, and Ambassador W. Averell Harriman at Holyoke Center, Cambridge, Mass.
Averell Harriman (left) seated with James P. Richards (center) and Charles A. Eaton in Washington, D.C. Credit: Library of Congress.
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 Bush book: Chapter -2-
Thus by personal agreement between Averell Harriman and Fritz Thyssen in 1922, W.A. Harriman and Co. (alias Union Banking Corporation) would be transferring funds back and forth between New York and the `` Thyssen interests '' in Germany.
The Harriman Fifteen Corporation (George Walker, president, Prescott Bush and Averell Harriman, sole directors) held a substantial stake in the Silesian Holding Co. at the time of the merger with Brown Brothers, Jan. 1, 1931.
Harriman, after all, was a permanent hero of the Soviet Union.
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