- Name: Dean Acheson
- Born: 04/11/1893
- Died: 10/12/1971 (78 years old)
Dean Gooderham Acheson (pronounced //; April 11, 1893 – October 12, 1971) was an American statesman and lawyer. As United States Secretary of State in the administration of President Harry S. Truman from 1949 to 1953, he played a central role in defining American foreign policy during the Cold War. Acheson helped design the Marshall Plan and was a key player in the development of the Truman Doctrine and creation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Birth Name: Dean Gooderham Acheson
Alias: Dean Gooderham Acheson
Birth Place: Middletown, Connecticut, U.S.
Death Place: Sandy Spring, Maryland, U.S.