The only way to make a man trustworthy, is to trust him.
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|Birth:||21st September, 1867|
|Death:||20th October, 1950|
|Profession:||Lawyer, Politician, Spokesperson|
Henry Lewis Stimson was born in New York City, New York, USA. He was an American Republican Party politician, lawyer and spokesman on foreign policy. He was educated at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. He graduated in 1888 and attended Harvard Law School, graduating in 1890, and joined the prestigious Wall Street law firm of Root and Clark in 1891. In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt appointed Stimson U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. He served as Secretary of War from 1911–1913 under Republican William Howard Taft, and as Governor-General of the Philippines from 1927–1929. He served as Secretary of State from 1929–1933 under Republican President Herbert Hoover. He again served as Secretary of War from 1940–1945 under Democrats Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman.
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