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 (stĭm′sən), Henry Lewis 1867-1950.
American public official who served as US secretary of war (1911-1913 and 1940-1945), as governor-general of the Philippines (1927-1929), and as US secretary of state (1929-1933). He was the chief adviser on atomic weaponry to Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman.
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(ˈstɪm sən)

Henry L(ewis), 1867–1950, U.S. statesman.
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