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W. Averell Harriman
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U.S. Governor
    (November 15, 1891-circa July 26, 1986)
    Born in New York City, New York
    Full name was William Averell Harriman
    U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1943-1946) and the United Kingdom (1946)
    Secretary of Commerce (1946-1948)
    Governor of New York (1955-1958)
    Married to Pamela Harriman
    He was married three times.
    His third wife is better known than he is.
    He had an affair with Pamela when she was still married to her first husband.
    He sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1952 and 1956 but was defeated by Adlai E. Stevenson both times.
    He had no sense of humor.
    He attended the Tehran and Yalta Conferences with Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
    He believed the US should be tougher in its dealings with the USSR.
    He supervised the Marshall Plan.
    He became a US ambassador at large during the 1960s.
    He took part in peace talks between America and North Vietnam.
    He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969.

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