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Harriman, Edward Henrylocked

(20 February 1848–09 September 1909)
  • Lloyd J. Mercer

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Harriman, Edward Henry (20 February 1848–09 September 1909), railroad leader, was born in the Episcopal rectory at Hempstead, Long Island, New York, the son of Orlando Harriman, an Episcopal minister, and Cornelia Neilson. With church support provided for clergymen’s sons, Harriman and his three brothers attended Trinity School in New York City. In 1860 Harriman won the top prize for scholarship at Trinity....

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