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 (ăch′ĭ-sən), Dean Gooderham 1893-1971.
American statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO.
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(Biography) Dean (Gooderham). 1893–1971, US lawyer and statesman: secretary of state (1949–53) under President Truman
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(ˈætʃ ə sən)

Dean (Gooderham), 1893–1971, U.S. statesman: Secretary of State 1949–53.
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Again and again he appears enamored of Acheson the accomplished litigator.
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