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Harriman, Edward Henry(Encyclopedia)Harriman, Edward Henry, 1848–1909, American railroad executive, b. Hempstead, N.Y.; father of William Averell Harriman. He became a stockbroker in New York City and soon entered the railroad field, ...
Edward V(Encyclopedia)Edward V, 1470–83?, king of England (1483), elder son of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville. His father's death (1483) left the boy king the pawn of the conflicting ambitions of his paternal uncle, t...
Stanley, Edward Henry(Encyclopedia)Stanley, Edward Henry: see Derby, Edward Henry Stanley, 15th earl of.
Manning, Henry Edward(Encyclopedia)Manning, Henry Edward, 1808–92, English churchman, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Early Life and Anglican Churchman Manning was born of a Low Church family and was educated at Harrow and at ...
Krehbiel, Henry Edward(Encyclopedia)Krehbiel, Henry Edward kr´bl [key], 1854–1923, American music critic, b. Ann Arbor, Mich. In 1880 he became music critic of the New York Tribune. He championed the music of Wagner, Brahms, and ...
Schiff, Jacob Henry(Encyclopedia)Schiff, Jacob Henry, 1847–1920, American banker and philanthropist, b. Frankfurt, Germany. He emigrated to the United States in 1865 and became a partner in a brokerage house in New York City. At th...
Harriman, William Averell(Encyclopedia)Harriman, William Averell ´vrl [key], 1891–1986, American public official; son of E. H. Harriman. Expanding his railroad inheritance, W. Averell Harriman became a banker and shipbuilder and l...
Long, Stephen Harriman(Encyclopedia)Long, Stephen Harriman, 1784–1864, American explorer, b. Hopkinton, N.H. As an army engineer, Long was sent on several exploring and surveying expeditions. The first in 1817 was to the region of the...
Edward I(Encyclopedia)Edward I, 1239–1307, king of England (1272–1307), son of and successor to Henry III. Early Life By his marriage (1254) to Eleanor of Castile Edward gained new claims in France and strengthened the...
Mansfield, Edward(Encyclopedia)Mansfield, Edward, d. 1667, West Indian buccaneer. Possibly born in Curaçao of Dutch parentage, he is also called Edward Mansveld. He was engaged (1665) by the British governor of Jamaica, Sir Thomas...
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