Business & Finance: Harriman Embarrassment

Last week a deaf old lady checked out of a small hotel in Lewisburg, Pa. after seven months of seclusion there, returned quietly to Manhattan. Remaining in seclusion unrelieved was her 69-year-old husband, Joseph Wright Harriman. onetime socialite banker, whose exploits in dementia during his criminal trial three years ago scarcely equaled those by which he put his Harriman National Bank & Trust Co. into the red and finally into receivership in 1933. As prison librarian at Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary, Convict Harriman had ample opportunity last week to read in the Press of the embarrassments his bank caused in Wall Street...

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