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Harry G. Friedman

Harry G. Friedman, business executive. Member American Economics Association, American Statistical Association; Club: Wall Street.


  • Friedman, Harry G. was born on December 24, 1881 in Poland. Son of Fajwel and Belle (Lipschutz) Friedman.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States, 1889, naturalized, 1891. Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Cincinnati, 1904. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1908.


    • 1 son, Francis Lee. Field investigator, statistician United States Bureau Labor, 1907-1909. Statistician Public Service Commission, New York City, 1910-1911, study gas, electric rate cases, 1914-1946. Studies Schedule K, United States Tariff Board, 1911.

      Industrial consultant, 1912-1913. Investment analysis Case, Pomeroy & Company, 1916-1920. Investment banking Speyer & Company, 1922-1929.

      Vice-president, director Selected Industries, Inc., 1929-1930. With General American Investors Com, Inc. since 1931, vice president 1936-1955, president, 1955-1961, consultant, since 1961, also director Trustee Federation Jewish Philanthropies, New York, since 1916.


    Member American Economics Association, American Statistical Association. Club: Wall Street.


    • Married Adele Sutro Oppenheimer, April.
    • father: Fajwel Friedman
    • mother: Belle (Lipschutz) Friedman
    • spouse: Adele Sutro Oppenheimer
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    Born December 24, 1881
    Died November 21, 1965
    (aged 83)