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A biography of diplomat henry cabot lodge

Early life[ edit ] Lodge was born in Nahant, Massachusetts. Millsand great-great-great-grandson of Senator George Cabot. He had two siblings: He was elected inand served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives to He served from January to February World War II[ edit ] Lodge served with distinction during the war, rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel.

During the war he saw two tours of duty.

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The first was in while he was also serving as a U. The second was in —5 after he resigned from the Senate.

Lodge was a major in the 1st Armored Division. That tour ended in Julywhen President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered congressmen serving in the military to resign one of the two positions, and Lodge, who chose to remain in the Senate, was ordered by Secretary of War Henry Stimson to return to Washington.

During this brief service, he led a squadron of American tankers at Gazala ; they were the first Americans to engage German troops on land in the war.

In the fall ofLodge single-handedly captured a four-man German patrol. After the war, Lodge returned to Massachusetts and resumed his political career. He continued his status as an Army Reserve officer and rose to the rank of major general.

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Walsh and returned to the Senate. He soon emerged as a spokesman for the moderate, internationalist wing of the Republican Party. In lateLodge helped persuade General Dwight D.

Eisenhower to run for the Republican presidential nomination. When Eisenhower finally consented, Lodge served as his campaign manager and played a key role in helping Eisenhower to win the nomination over Senator Robert A.

Chairman, this is the most unusual procedure I have seen in all the years I have been here. Why cannot the senator from Wisconsin get the normal treatment and be allowed to make his statement in his own way, I do not understand what kind of game is being played here.

Kennedythen a US Representative. His efforts in helping Eisenhower caused Lodge to neglect his own campaign. It was neither the first nor the last time a Lodge faced a Kennedy in a Massachusetts election: As he famously said about it, "This organization is created to prevent you from going to hell.

The episodes tainted an otherwise distinguished career and painted Lodge as a face of US imperialism and exceptionalism. Representative Gerald Ford of Michigan ; and U. Nixon also felt that the name Lodge had made for himself in the United Nations as a foreign policy expert would prove useful against the relatively inexperienced Kennedy.

Nixon and Lodge lost the election in a razor-thin vote. The choice of Lodge proved to be questionable.LODGE, Henry Cabot, Jr., (great-great-great grandson of George Cabot, great-great grandson of John Davis of Massachusetts, American National Biography; Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives; Lodge, Henry C., Jr., The Storm Has Many Eyes, A Personal Narrative.

New York. Henry Cabot Lodge, Self: What's My Line?. Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. served as a United States Senator from Massachusetts, the Ambasasor to the United Nations, and the United States Ambassador to South Vietnam during a long and varied political career that included a run for the office of Vice president of the United States.

Lodge was born one day after Independence Day into one of the Born: Jul 05, Henry Cabot Lodge was born on May 12, , in Beverly, Massachusetts.

A recipient of the first Ph.D. in political science awarded by Harvard University, Lodge served in both the U.S. House of Born: May 12, Henry Cabot Lodge: Henry Cabot Lodge, U.S. senator and diplomat who ran unsuccessfully for the vice presidency of the United States in He was the grandson of Sen.

Henry Cabot Lodge (–) and a member of a politically dedicated family that included six U.S. senators and a governor of Massachusetts.

A biography of diplomat henry cabot lodge

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