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Henry L. Stimson
On Active Service in Peace and War (1948)

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Born: September 21, 1867

Died: October 20, 1950 (aged 83)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Statesman

Bio: Henry Lewis Stimson was an American statesman, lawyer and Republican Party politician and spokesman on foreign policy. He twice served as Secretary of War 1911 1913 under Republican William Howard Taft and 1940 1945, under Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt. In the latter role he was a leading hawk calling for war against Germany.

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