Dean Acheson Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Dean Acheson (Dean Gooderham Acheson)

Last Updated: 18 Apr, 2023 | Views: 103

Age: 78

Profession: Historical Men

Other Profession(s): Politician, Lawyer, Statesman

Famous For: 51st United States Secretary of State

Higher Education: Yale University (BA), Harvard University (LLB)

Dean Acheson Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
11 Apr, 1893 (78 Years 06 Months)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Birth Sign
Died on
12 Oct, 1971
Cause of Death
Still Unknown

Dean Acheson Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Dean Acheson (1893-1971) was a prominent American statesman and lawyer who served as the United States Secretary of State from 1949 to 1953 under President Harry S. Truman. He played a critical role in shaping U.S. foreign policy during the early years of the Cold War, including the creation of NATO and the Marshall Plan. Acheson was also a key figure in the Korean War, and his memoir "Present at the Creation" is considered a seminal work on American diplomacy in the post-World War II era.
Dean Acheson Career:
1919: After serving in World War I, Dean Acheson began his legal career at a prominent New York law firm.
1933: Dean Acheson joined the U.S. Department of State during the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, serving in various roles over the next decade.
1941-1945: During World War II, Dean Acheson served as an assistant secretary of state and played a key role in shaping U.S. foreign policy.
1949-1953: Acheson served as Secretary of State under President Truman. A central figure in NATO, the Marshall Plan, and the UN's establishment, he played an important role during his time in office.
1953-1971: Following his departure from government service, Dean Acheson continued to be active in public life, serving on various commissions and writing several books on foreign policy.
Dean Acheson Awards:
1953: Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Truman
1954: Sylvanus Thayer Award 
1961: Pulitzer Prize for History for his memoir "Present at the Creation
1963: Presidential Medal of Freedom from President John F. Kennedy
Dean Acheson Unknown Facts:
Dean Acheson was a strong advocate for civil rights and played a key role in desegregating the State Department and other federal agencies.
Dean Acheson was a key figure in establishing the Truman Doctrine, which pledged U.S. support for countries threatened by communism. The doctrine became a cornerstone of U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War.

Dean Acheson Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 173 cm
In Meters 1.73 m
In feet & Inches 5'8"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 70 Kg
In Pounds 154 lbs
Eye Color
Hair Color

Dean Acheson Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Edward Campion Acheson
Mother's Name
Eleanor Gertrude Gooderham
Alice Acheson
David Campion Acheson
Mary Acheson, Jane Acheson
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