E. H. Harriman

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United States, Railroad Executive
February 20, 1848September, 9, 1909.

Edward Henry Harriman was an American railroad executive. Harriman was nearly 50 years old when in 1897 he became a director of the Union Pacific Railroad. By May 1898, he was chairman of the executive committee, and from that time until his death, his word was the law on the Union Pacific system. In 1903, he assumed the office of president of the company.

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