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E.H. Harriman

George Kennan

E.H. Harriman

a biography

by George Kennan

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harriman, Edward Henry, -- 1848-1909.,
  • Businessmen -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Railroads -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGeorge Kennan.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesThe Railroads, Railroads
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22914109M

    Mary Williamson Averell (July 22, – November 7, ) was an American philanthropist and the wife of railroad executive E. H. arleenthalerphotography.com in New York to a successful family, Averell married Harriman in Averell's father introduced Harriman to the railroad business. This is an excellent book, albeit an early work. It's a well researched, very well written, and quite positive look at the Harriman's life and empire. Be sure to also read Maury Klein's Life and Legend of E.H. Harriman, a much newer work. The two compliment each other nicely, and Klein builds upon the work of Reviews: 9. E. H. Harriman “A little like entering a time warp, [this book] provides a special chance to explore the present through the comparative lens of the past.”—Stephen Kellert, author of The Value of Life: Biological Diversity and Human Society and coauthor of The Biophilia Hypothesis om Thomas Litwin, Harriman Retraced.


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Inhis widow created the E. Harriman Award to recognize outstanding achievements in railway safety. The award has been presented on an annual basis since then.

Stephen Birmingham in the book, Our Crowd writes that "Ned" Harriman was considered one of the most disagreeable men of his period. The book quotes James Stillman of the Born: Edward Henry Harriman, February 20. Aug 14,  · Railroad Tycoon: A Biography of E.H. Harriman [George Kennan] on arleenthalerphotography.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This edition contains Vol. I & II, Abridged, Annotated By any account, Edward Henry Harriman was a fascinating individual and a titan of the railroad industry.

What Rockefeller was to oil/5(9). William Averell Harriman (November 15, – July 26, ), better known as Averell Harriman, was an American Democratic politician, businessman, and diplomat.

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Harriman is a well-written, highly readable, noteworthy contribution both as a biography of the individual and an analysis of the restructuring of railroads.

It is a commendable effort to understand a man who drove himself to the heights of his chosen profession and put him within the complicated business history of Author: Maury Klein.

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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow Brand: BIG BYTE BOOKS. Read this book on Questia. In writing this biography of E. Harriman I found it practically impossible to describe his many and varied activities in chronological sequence, year by year, as one might do in the case of a man who worked only in a single field and took up only one thing at a time.

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masterful account of Harriman’s contributions to the history of American. business. His book is more than a work of railroad or financial history, and. more than the simple facts of one individual’s existence; it is instead a. successful effort to use Harriman’s life as an entr?e into the complex.

(Supplement: The Boyhood of E. Harriman) Edward H. Harriman: Edward Henry Harriman was born in New Jersey in His father was an ordained deacon in the Presbyterian Church, his mother a.

His uncle Oliver Harriman had earlier established a career there. His rise from that humble station was meteoric. By age 22, he was a member of the New York Stock Exchange. And, by age 33, he focused his energies on acquiring rail lines. We pick up the story in the book: E.H.

Get this from a library. The life & legend of E.H. Harriman. [Maury Klein] -- "To Americans living in the first years of the twentieth century, E.H. Harriman was as familiar a name as J.P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller, and Andrew Carnegie.

Like his fellow businessmen, Harriman. The Life and Legend of E. Harriman. Book Description: To Americans living in the early twentieth century, E.

Harriman was as familiar a name as J. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller, and Andrew Carnegie. Like his fellow businessmen, Harriman () had become the symbol for an entire industry: Morgan stood for banking, Rockefeller for. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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This book will set the standard for future work on Harriman. It will certainly prove valuable reading for historians, but because it is such an interesting story, wonderfully told, it should also find a wider, popular audience."--Business History Review "The subject of this book, Edward H.

Harriman, at long last has found its author. Kitty and Averill Harriman (eldest son of E.H. Harriman) hunting sage grouse. Photo from David Mortimer collection 2. Railroad Ranch guests participated in the annual September cattle drive. E.H. Harriman | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

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Harriman, Maury Klein has legitimately recycled the title, goals, and methods that served so well in crafting his biography of Jay arleenthalerphotography.com of America's foremost revisionists of railroad history and the "robber baron" thesis. In “The Life and Legend of E.H. Harriman”, Klein presents a burnished picture of the stockbroker-turned-railroad man who, at one point, controlled or exerted significant influence on about 60, miles of railroad trackage in the United States/5(1).

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The many thousands of books in our. Pamela Harriman's story is really about money, and so it is fitting that this book, a grand tour of high society in London, Paris, New York and Washington that reads like a racy history book, is.

The expedition was the largest and most famous the world had ever seen. Enthusiastic crowds cheered their departure; newspapers all over the world featured the story on their front pages. The life & legend of E.H. Harriman by Maury Klein,University of North Carolina Press edition, in EnglishPages: The Kennedy Assassination – Harriman connection Bureaucracy Defined.

The Bureaucracy is defined as the systematic elimination, destruction, or avoidance of corrective feedback. The entire Kennedy Assassination and follow-up whitewashing, known as the “Warren Report” of the incident reeks of. The founder of The Junior League, Mary Harriman Rumsey, was a young woman ahead of her time.

The daughter of Union Pacific Railroad titan and financier, E.H. Harriman, she traveled extensively with her father on business trips, family wilderness trips, and scientific expeditions.

Sep 25,  · Inhis father-in-law, a well-known St Louis investment banker, helped set him up in business in New York with Averill Harriman, the wealthy son. Great book if you have a good knowledge of each single tycoon as it shows episodes in which they confronted/ linked with each other.

However, it is not a good account of every single tycoon. I'd even dare to say that most of the book is focused on what was going around the Tycoons, other than telling detailed experiences of each/5. Edward Henry Harriman (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page & company, ).

38 p. 19 cm. Library of Congress Call Number: HEH2 M8. LCCN This book was not printed for resale, but as a gift from his widow. The book was bound in brown suede leather as a gift and hard-bound for libraries.

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J. Andrews in charge. Harriman owned and drove many good horses, including Stamboul, John R. Gentry and Elsie S. Arden Homestead Stable, which he founded, is still racing today. E. H. Harriman died in Arden, New York in Published in the Harness Racing Museum's book, The Immortals.Dec 01,  · Thus, it should be noted that Set # (The Harriman Set) was undoubtedly listed with Curtis' company, The North American Indian, Inc., at some point, under the name of Mrs.

E.H. Harriman. It is unclear whether this occurred before or after E.H. Harriman's death intwo years after the introduction of The North American Indian series.