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date: 22 September 2020

Acheson, Dean Gooderham (1893–1971) 

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century
 Market House Books Market House Books

US lawyer and statesman who became secretary of state (1949–53) under President Harry S. Truman.Acheson was born into a wealthy patrician family in Middletown, Connecticut, and studied at Yale and at Harvard law school. After a spell with the US navy during World War I, he was selected from his class of law graduates to serve as assistant to ... ...

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