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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


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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