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E. Roland Harriman

banker.

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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

Connections

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