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Harriman, William Averell (W. Averell Harriman)

Born: 1891 AD
Died: 1986 AD, at 95 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Ambassadors, Diplomat

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US businessman, diplomat, and politician

 

chairman of Union Pacific Railroad Co. 1932-1946

 

US ambassador to Soviet Union 1943-1946

 

US ambassador to Britain 1946

 

Secretary of Commerce 1947-1948

 

governor of New York 1955-1959

 

under secretary of state for political affairs 1963-1965

 

3rd husband of Pamela Harriman 1971


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