Henry Cabot Lodge Biography

U.S. Representative, Political Scientist, Historian (1850–1924)
Henry Cabot Lodge was an American politician from Massachusetts and the first U.S. Senate majority leader.


Henry Cabot Lodge was born on May 12, 1850, 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 Representatives and Senate, and served as the first Senate majority leader. Cabot is most remembered for his opposition to the League of Nations and, thusly, the Treaty of Versailles. He died in 1924.

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