|1891 (November 15)
||Born, New York City
||B.A., Yale University
||Vice President Purchasing and Supplies, Union Pacific Railroad
||Chairman of the Board, Merchant Shipbuilding Corporation
||Chairman of the Board, W.A. Harriman & Co., Inc.
||Chairman of the Executive Committee, Illinois Railroad Company
||Partner, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
||Chairman of the Board, Union Pacific
||Founded Sun Valley Ski Resort, Idaho
||Chief of Lend-Lease to Britain and the Soviet Union
||U.S. Ambassador to Russia
||U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain
||Secretary of Commerce
||Limited Partner, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
||U.S. representative in Europe under the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, with rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
||Special Assistant to the President
||U.S. representative on North Atlantic Treaty Organization committee to study Western defense plans
||Director, Mutual Security Agency
||Governor, New York
||Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs
||Negotiated first major arms control pact between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R.
||Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
||Personal representative of the President to Conversations on Vietnam in Paris
||Chairman, Foreign Policy Task Force Advisory Council, Democratic National Committee
||Delegate, Democratic National Convention
||1986 (July 26)
||Died at Yorktown Heights, New York