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Edward Reilly Stettinius, Jr.

Biography of Secretary of State, Edward Reilly Stettinius, Jr.

Edward Reilly Stettinius, Jr. served as Secretary of State from December 1, 1944, until June 27, 1945, under Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry ...Read More >>

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