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 Edward Henry Harriman

Edward Henry Harriman

Birth
Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, USA
Death 9 Sep 1909 (aged 61)
Arden, Orange County, New York, USA
Burial Arden, Orange County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 450 · View Source
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Railroad Tycoon. After working in a brokerage house from the age of 14, he bought his own seat on the new York Stock Exchange in his early twenties. He married, Mary Averell, the daughter of the president of the Ogdensburg & Lake Champlain Railroad and began to build his railroad empire. He passed his shares of Union Pacific to his son, W. Averell Harriman, who was chairman of the Union Pacific's board from 1932 to 1946.



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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 450
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Henry Harriman (20 Feb 1848–9 Sep 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 450, citing Saint Johns Episcopal Church Cemetery, Arden, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .