Dean Acheson Autograph

Dean Gooderham Acheson (pronounced /ˈætʃɪsən/ ATCH-iss-ən; April 11, 1893 – October 12, 1971) was an American statesman and lawyer. As the 51st U.S. Secretary of State, he set the foreign policy of the Harry S. Truman administration from 1949 to 1953. He was also Truman's main foreign policy advisor from 1945 to 1947, especially regarding the Cold War. Acheson helped design the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan, as well as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. He was in private law practice from July 1947 to December 1948. After 1949 Acheson came under partisan political attack from Republicans led by Senator Joseph McCarthy over Truman's policy toward the People's Republic of China. More about Dean Acheson

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As a private citizen in 1968 he counseled President Lyndon B. Johnson to negotiate for peace with North Vietnam. During the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, President John F. Kennedy called upon Acheson for advice, bringing him into the executive committee (ExComm), a strategic advisory group.

Dean Gooderham Acheson was born in Middletown, Connecticut, on April 11, 1893. His father, Edward Campion Acheson, was an English-born Canadian (immigrated to Canada in 1881) who became a Church of England priest after graduating from Wycliffe College. He moved to the U.S., eventually becoming Bishop of Connecticut. His mother, Eleanor Gertrude (Gooderham), was a Canadian-born descendant of William Gooderham, Sr. (1790–1881), a founder of the Gooderham and Worts Distillery of Toronto. Like his father, Acheson was a staunch Democrat and opponent of prohibition. Read even more about Dean Acheson at Wikipedia

Traded items with a signature of Dean Acheson

The most expensive item with a signature of Dean Acheson (Original Treaty of Japan Letter signed President Harry Truman and Dean Acheson) was sold in September 2015 for $769.88 while the cheapest item (Dean Acheson - Secretary of State under Truman - signed cut attached to 3 x 5) found a new owner for $3.99 in November 2011. The month with the most items sold (2) was June 2012 with an average selling price of $31.70 for an autographed item of Dean Acheson. Sold items reached their highest average selling price in January 2009 with $74.99 and the month that saw the lowest prices with $5.00 was December 2009. In average, an autographed item from Dean Acheson is worth $20.00.

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thumbnail1946 Dean Acheson Secretary of State Autographed Letter$26.99logo
thumbnailDean Acheson & John Foster Dulles - Secretary of State - Signed First Day Cover $26.89logo
thumbnailDean Acheson - Cold War, The Marshall Plan, Truman Doctrine - Signed Letter$34.00logo
thumbnailDean Acheson - Marshall Plan, Truman Doctrine - Signed First Day Cover$12.50logo
thumbnailDean Acheson - U.S. Secretary of State - Authentic Autograph$8.49logo
thumbnailDean Acheson - U.S. Secretary of State - Autographed 1950 Letter (TLS)$24.50logo
thumbnailDean Acheson - U.S. Secretary of State - Autographed First Day Cover$11.61logo
thumbnailDean Acheson - U.S. Secretary of State - Autographed First Day Cover$37.00logo
thumbnailDean Acheson - U.S. Secretary of State - Autographed Letter & Photo from 1962$45.44logo
thumbnailDean Acheson signed cut signature card$8.12logo
thumbnailDEAN ACHESON Signed Letter as Sec State signing JAPANESE PEACE TREATY Japan WW2$61.00logo
thumbnailDEAN ACHESON Signed Letter as Secretary of State to Secretary of the Treasury$41.99logo
thumbnailDean Acheson Statesman Signed Autographed Canada US Peace First Day Cover 1948$25.00logo
thumbnailDean Acheson, card signed, Secretary of State$20.00logo
thumbnailSIGNED 1957 First Edition A citizen Looks At Congress by Dean Acheson$29.95logo