Statement on the Death of William Averell Harriman

Statement on the Death of William Averell Harriman

July 26, 1986

The world has lost one of her most respected statesmen. The death of Averell Harriman closes a chapter in diplomatic history which only someone of his talent and stature could have written.

Nancy and I offer our sympathy to his wife, Pamela, and to his family. On behalf of my predecessors, whom he served with such loyalty and dedication, I join all who mourn his passing.