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E. Roland Harriman

E. Roland Harriman, American banker. member; Served as Lieutenant Ordnance Department, World War I.


  • Harriman, E. Roland was born on December 24, 1895 in New York City. Son of Edward Henry and Mary W. (Averell) Harriman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1917, Doctor of Laws, 1960. Doctor of Laws, Columbia University, 1955.


    • Banking business New York City, 1922-1978, partner Brown Brothers Harriman & Company. Chairman of the Board United Pacific Railroad, 1946-1969, honorary chairman, 1969-1978. Honorary chairman Union Pacific Corporation Chairman Boys Club of New York.

      Honorary trustee American Museum Natural History. Corporation member.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyn, Episcopalian


    Member; Served as Lieutenant Ordnance Department, World War I. Clubs: Yale, University, Racquet and Tennis, Links, Tuxedo.


    • Married Gladys Community College Fries, April. Children: Elizabeth (deceased), Phyllis.
    • father: Edward Henry Harriman
    • mother: Mary W. (Averell) Harriman
    • spouse: Gladys Community College Fries
    • children: Elizabeth Harriman (deceased)
    • Phyllis Harriman
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    Born December 24, 1895