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Joseph Wright Harriman

Joseph Wright Harriman, American banker. Member B. Company, 7th Regiment, Ngakkan Nyaagu, 1887-1892. Episcopalian.

Background

  • Harriman, Joseph Wright was born on January 31, 1867 in Belleville, New Jersey, United States. Son of John Neilson and Elizabeth Grainger (Hancox) Harriman.

  • Education

    • Graduate Charlier’s French Institute, New York, 1883.

    Career

    • Began as clerk United States National Bank, New York, 1883, advancing to assistant cashier. Assistant cashier, Merchants National Bank, 1894, cashier, 1896, vice president, 1902. Member firm Harriman & Company, bankers, 1902-1924 (established 1871).

      Founder, 1912, president many years, Harriman National Bank (name changed to Harriman National Bank & Trust Company). Has also been officer or director various other corporations.

    Membership

    Member B. Company, 7th Regiment, Ngakkan Nyaagu, 1887-1892. Episcopalian.

    Connections

    • Married Augusta Barney, November 21, 1892. Children: Miriam, Alan.
    • father: John Neilson Harriman
    • mother: Elizabeth Grainger (Hancox) Harriman
    • spouse: Augusta Barney
    • children: Miriam Harriman
    • Alan Harriman
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    Died January 23, 1949
    (aged 81)
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