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Edward Stettinius, Jr.
|48th United States Secretary of State|
December 1, 1944 – June 27, 1945
|President||Franklin D. Roosevelt
|Preceded by||Cordell Hull|
|Succeeded by||James F. Byrnes|
|1st United States Ambassador to the United Nations|
|President||Harry S. Truman|
|Succeeded by||Herschel Johnson (Acting)|
Edward Reilly Stettinius, Jr.
October 22, 1900
|Died||October 31, 1949
|Spouse(s)||Virginia Gordon Wallace|
|Children||Edward R. "Ed" Stettinius, III
|Alma mater||University of Virginia|
Edward Reilly Stettinius, Jr. (October 22, 1900 – October 31, 1949) was an American politician. He served as United States Secretary of State under Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, serving from 1944 to 1945. He was also the first United States Ambassador to the United Nations.
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