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HARRIMAN (Soundex H655) — See also BERRIMAN, FERRIMAN, FUHRIMAN, HARR, HARRMAN, HARRYMAN, HERRIMAN, LARRIMER, MCMERRIMAN, MERRIMAN, MERRIMON, NARIMAN, RIMANTAS.

  HARRIMAN: See also Alfred C. Brooks — Ralph H. Clock
  Harriman, Abel H. — of Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Bridgton, Maine, 1899-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Harriman, Arthur N. — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Mayor of New Bedford, Mass., 1943-51, 1954-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harriman, Augustine N. — of Warner, Merrimack County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Warner, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Harriman, Averell See William Averell Harriman
  Harriman, B. S. — of Bucks Mills, Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. Postmaster at Bucks Mills, Maine, 1889-91. Burial location unknown.
  Harriman, Benjamin E. — of Warner, Merrimack County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Warner, 1831-32. Burial location unknown.
  Harriman, C. S. — of Kingwood, Preston County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Preston County Republican Party, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Harriman, Chris — of Burley, Cassia County, Idaho. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Harriman, Daisy See Florence Jaffray Harriman
  Harriman, E. H. See Edward Henry Harriman
E. H. Harriman Harriman, Edward Henry (1848-1909) — also known as E. H. Harriman — of Arden, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Hempstead, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., February 25, 1848. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904. Railroad magnate; he controlled the Union Pacific, Southern Pacific, Illinois Central and other railroads. His battle with James J. Hill for control of the Northern Pacific caused an economic panic in 1901; but he modernized every line he owned, creating a fast, efficient system. Died in Arden, Orange County, N.Y., September 9, 1909 (age 61 years, 196 days). Interment at Arden Farm Graveyard, Arden, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father of William Averell Harriman (1891-1986).
  Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Harriman family of Arden, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, April 1902
  Harriman, Florence Jaffray (1870-1967) — also known as Florence J. Harriman; Daisy Harriman; Florence Jaffray Hurst; Mrs. J. Borden Harriman — of Washington, D.C. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 21, 1870. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1928; U.S. Minister to Norway, 1937-40; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1939; member of Democratic National Committee from District of Columbia, 1939-48. Female. Died in 1967 (age about 96 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Francis William Jones Hurst and Caroline Elise (Jaffray) Hurst; married, November 13, 1889, to J. Borden Harriman (died 1914).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Harriman, Frank W. — of Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis. Republican. Postmaster at Appleton, Wis., 1891-95. Burial location unknown.
  Harriman, Gordon — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Harriman, Hezekiah H. — of Warner, Merrimack County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Warner, 1852, 1862-64. Burial location unknown.
  Harriman, Mrs. J. Borden See Florence Jaffray Harriman
  Harriman, James M. — of Warner, Merrimack County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Warner, 1847-48. Burial location unknown.
  Harriman, Job (1861-1925) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Clinton County, Ind., January 15, 1861. Socialist. Minister; lawyer; Socialist Labor candidate for Governor of California, 1898; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1900; candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1911, 1913; member of Socialist National Committee from California, 1911; delegate to Socialist National Convention from California, 1912. Christian; later Agnostic. Founder, in 1914, of the Llano de Rio utopian community in Antelope Valley, Calif. (relocated to Louisiana in 1918). Died, from tuberculosis, in Sierra Madre, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 26, 1925 (age 64 years, 284 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Theodosia Gray.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Harriman, Karen — of Burley, Cassia County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Harriman, Lewis C. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Harriman, P. H. — of Connecticut. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Harriman, Pamela (1920-1997) — also known as Pamela Beryl Digby; Pamela Churchill; Pamela Hayward — Born in Farnborough, Hampshire, England, March 20, 1920. Naturalized U.S. citizen; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1993-97, died in office 1997. Female. Catholic. Suffered a stroke while swimming in the pool at the Paris Ritz Hotel, and died at the American Hospital, near Paris, France, February 5, 1997 (age 76 years, 322 days). Interment at Arden Farm Graveyard, Arden, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Edward Kenelm Digby (1894-1964; Baron) and Constance Pamela Alice (Bruce) Digby; married, October 4, 1939, to Randolph Churchill (son of Winston Churchill (1874-1965; British Prime Minister)); married, May 4, 1960, to Leland Hayward (1902-1971; grandson of Monroe Leland Hayward); married, September 27, 1971, to William Averell Harriman (1891-1986).
  Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Harriman family of Arden, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books about Pamela Harriman: Sally Bedell Smith, Reflected Glory : The Life of Pamela Churchill Harriman
  Critical books about Pamela Harriman: Christopher Ogden, Life of the Party : The Biography of Pamela Digby Churchill — Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince, The Kennedys: All the Gossip Unfit for Print
  Harriman, Roswell H. — of Irvington, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Irvington, N.Y., 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Harriman, W. Averell See William Averell Harriman
  Harriman, W. P. — of Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Harriman, Walter (1817-1884) — of Warner, Merrimack County, N.H. Born April 8, 1817. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Warner, 1849-50, 1858; New Hampshire state treasurer, 1853-55; member of New Hampshire state senate 8th District, 1859-61; secretary of state of New Hampshire, 1865-67; Governor of New Hampshire, 1867-69. Died July 25, 1884 (age 67 years, 108 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Warner, N.H.
  Harriman, William Averell (1891-1986) — also known as W. Averell Harriman — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 15, 1891. Democrat. U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union, 1943-46; Great Britain, 1946; , 1961, 1965-69; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1946-48; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1952, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; Governor of New York, 1955-59; defeated, 1958. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Knights of Pythias; Skull and Bones. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969. Died in Yorktown Heights, Westchester County, N.Y., July 26, 1986 (age 94 years, 253 days). Interment at Arden Farm Graveyard, Arden, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Henry Harriman; married, September 21, 1915, to Kitty Lawrence (divorced 1929); married, February 21, 1930, to Marie (Norton) Whitney (died 1970; ex-wife of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney); married, September 27, 1971, to Pamela Hayward (1920-1997).
  Cross-reference: Jonathan B. Bingham
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Averell Harriman: Walter Isaacson, The Wise Men : Six Friends and the World They Made
  Harriman, William D. — of California. Member of California state assembly 17th District, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Harriman, William D. — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Lawyer; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1870-71, 1883-85. Burial location unknown.


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