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(Biography) W(illiam) Averell. 1891–1986, US diplomat: negotiated the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty with the Soviet Union (1963); governor of New York (1955–58)


(ˈhær ə mən)

1. Edward Henry, 1848–1909, U.S. financier and railroad magnate.
2. his son, W(illiam) A•ve•rell (ˈeɪ vər əl) 1891–1986, U.S. statesman.
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Noun1.Harriman - United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
2.Harriman - United States railway tycoon (1848-1909)Harriman - United States railway tycoon (1848-1909)
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This was evidenced by the magnitude of the enterprises he engaged in, such as, for instance, Panama Mail, by sheer weight of money and fighting power wresting the control away from Shiftily and selling out in two months to the Harriman interests at a rumored enormous advance.
Harriman didn't believe in putting you on patchwork ever, at all.
Hill with his control of the Northwest; (2) the Pennsylvania railway group, Schiff financial manager, with big banking firms of Philadelphia and New York; (3) Harriman, with Frick for counsel and Odell as political lieutenant, controlling the central continental, Southwestern and Southern Pacific Coast lines of transportation;
ELDORADO June Harriman, 83, passed away Friday, Dec.
Harriman Capital, a new real estate private equity firm, announced its first investment focused exclusively on coliving.
This Week: Susan Bonesteel Harriman, executive director of ForwARd Arkansas
has signed a definitive agreement with Luxembourg-based steelmaker ArcelorMittal to acquire ArcelorMittal's LaPlace, LA, Harriman, Tennessee and Vinton, Texas steelmaking and finishing operations, the firm said.
Target: ArcelorMittal's LaPlace, LA, Harriman, Tennessee and Vinton, Texas steelmaking and finishing operations
Ysgol Bryn Coch pupils, George Nevett and Neveah Harriman (main) and (insets) Naomi Jones and Sarah Harriman and Sam Roberts PICTURES: ROBERT PARRY JONES
For two big dominant centrehalves, Pool didn't win enough, and right winger Michael Harriman made the most of some space gifted by Dan Jones to score twice.
LUTON: Tyler 6, Harriman 7, Howells 6, Franks 6, Wilkinson 6, Smith 6, Drury 7, Stevenson 6, Connolly 6 (Ruddock 59, 4), Cullen 6 (Lafayette 59, 4), Miller 6 (Walker 65, 4).
The visitors gave themselves a lifeline with a Michael Harriman strike 16 minutes from time but could not find the equaliser.