R. Stettinius, Jr.
one of the principal moving forces behind the
creation of the United Nations, Stettinius in
early life was a lawyer and industrialist who
in 1938, at the age of 37, was named Chairman
of U.S. Steel. During World War II, Stettinius
joined the Roosevelt administration. He was
named Secretary of State in 1944 and
also the head of the U.S. delegation to Yalta.